Re: Reblooming JI
On Sat, 19 Oct 1996 CEMahan@aol.com wrote:
> >I have a couple of JI seedlings that rebloom pretty consistantly. Is there
> >any one out there who is working with RE Japanese? Can some of you JI
> >people connect with me and let me know what is happening in this area.
> Currier McEwen has been introducing what he calls "preferential repeat bloom"
> Japanese iris for some years. But a number of us believe that to get the
> "preferential repeat bloom" more than as a fluke one must live in very cold
> climates. I tend to believe, as a number of others do, that some JIs are
> more sensitive to late cold set backs, which affects some of the bloom
> stalks...making them appear later. In any event the rebloom has not been
> like it is in bearded irises.
Clarence, could you please tell us what the address is for getting
the catalogue(s)for getting these reblooming Japanese irises. TIA.
Diana Louis <email@example.com>
Zone 4/5 Newmarket, Ontario, Canada