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RE: arilbreds


We just bought a couple of arilbreds to try last year - Jewel of Omar
and Green-eyed Sheba.  They're planted in a regular bed and I've been
yelled at a number of times for getting water on them when I water the
rest of the bed.  I think it was Jewel of Omar that bloomed this year.
Both are doing well and increasing.

Maureen Mark
Ottawa, Canada (zone 4)

		-----Original Message-----
		From:	Marte Halleck
		Sent:	Friday, October 17, 1997 12:54 AM
		To:	Mark, Maureen; Multiple recipients of list
		Subject:	Re: Higher elevations


		I hope to get a chance to try Arilbreds soon -- they are
wonderous in 
		the photos I've seen, have yet to see any in the flesh,
so to speak. 
		What ones would you suggest for starters? And how about
suggestions for 

		I've been wildflower seed collecting like mad the past
month or so, 
		still haven't found time to look for I. missouriensis
pods but this area 
		had a bumper crop this year so I may yet find some. I
would like very 
		much to hear about the trials & tribulations of growing
these from seed 
		& what's worked for you -- especially what
soil/sun/water you're giving 
		them in captivity.

		Marte in the mtns Zone 4/Sunset 1  Colorado

		Barbara Mann wrote:
		> Sheryl asked:
		> ----------
		> I'm curious as to what irises are successful at higher
elevations -
		> 7,000, 8,000, 9,000. Any ideas?
		> Sheryl in Delta Co 5,100 ft.
		> Hi, Sheryl--Marte will probably answer, too, so we'll
see how we      
		> compare.  I'm gardening at 7,000 feet, give or take a
few hundred, and 
		> what does well here is any of the bearded iris, from
the dwarfs on up 
		> to the TBs and the Arilbreds...  Sometimes the MDBs
get clobbered by  
		> late frosts (then again, so do the other classes), and
rebloomers can 
		> be really iffy, but most years, Something blooms.  I
would guess many 
		> of the usual garden varieties would grow and bloom at
		> elevations, too.  If they don't, then the species I.
		> certainly does; you can find it blooming all over the
high mountain   
		> meadows in the summer.  I have stolen seed from some
and am growing a 
		> few in my garden.
		> Barb in Santa Fe, zone 5

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