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Re: HYB:Reblooming TBs

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: HYB:Reblooming TBs
  • From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Oct 1997 06:35:53 -0600 (MDT)

On Wed, 1 Oct 1997, Rick Tasco/Roger Duncan wrote:

> > 
> Art,
> Yes, I have done this the past two Octobers with good success since our
> winters have been relatively mild and the pods were allowed to mature. 
> I harvested the pods in December.  The problem I encountered is getting
> the seeds to germinate.  They will not germinate as readily as seeds
> harvested in the summer.  When I plant the seeds in January/Febuary they
> will not germinate in the spring with my previous summer seeds.  They
> seem to need more time.  I kept the pots(I pot my seeds) and many
> germinated the spring after.  Anyone have any ideas on whats going on
> with these fall/winter seeds?  I have about 20 pots I'm carrying over
> from last fall crosses.
> Rick Tasco
> Superstition Iris Gardens
> Central California
> Zone 8
	I have had the same experience with fall pods that Rick mentions.
The pods mature, and the seeds look viable, but they don't germinate for

	Walter Moores
	Enid Lake, MS 7/8

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