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Re: TB: Too much growth

  • Subject: Re: TB: Too much growth
  • From: "mike" <land_of_mu@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2001 15:34:47 -0000

Hi Sandra-

Thought I would tell you about MY FRIEND JONATHON, a red rebloomer.  
It gave me 14 increases on each of two rhizomes in it's first year of 
growth.  I've never had an iris increase that much!!  It was however 
a spotty bloomer- one bloomed spring, the other in the fall, and then 
the first tried again in january and froze out, and nothing since.  
It got dug, divided and moved this year so I hope to see how it 
performs over the next few years as it is left alone to become a 

Mike U.
Olympia, WA Z7/8
Cool and cloudy and loving it!

--- In iris-talk@y..., Sandra Barss <barsssa@m...> wrote:
> Hi !
> This is exactly the type of iris I am looking for.  Does anyone else
> have an iris or irises that really increase well for them in their
> garden.
> I have heard Ghost Train and Brazilian Holiday are very good 
> and I know American Classic is a great increaser.
> I am looking for more of these.
> Thanks to anyone who can help.
> Sandra
> SE Manitoba
> Zone 3
> >
> > I had to dig a first year clump of Ring Around Rosie because it 
> > too crowded.  It yielded 10 big,healthy rhizomes.  That's too much
> > growth; I can't dig irises every year!
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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