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Re: Bulb type iris

On Wed, 2 Oct 1996, Christopher Hollinshead wrote:

> Autumn is here!!! Time to plant for the early spring bloom. 
> At present I've been planning a couple of new plantings of the very,
> very early blooming bulb type iris. Some Iris reticulata, Iris
> danfordiae. While at the store I came across a couple of types of what
> looked very much like variations of Iris reticulata. One was just
> labeled Harmony the other Violet Beauty.  Just wondering if anybody
> could tell me more about these two and/or others. Are there others? 
> Christopher Hollinshead

Chris Cruikshank's has close to a dozen different varieties some
with fragrance. They also have a mixed bunch for something like $8.
Unfortunately, they are in the centre of Toronto butthe parking is
usually not difficult.

Diana Louis <dlouis@dynamicro.on.ca>
Zone 4/5 Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

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