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Re: some old unanswered? questions

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: some old unanswered? questions
  • From: Linda Mann <lmann@icx.net>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Sep 1997 04:04:33 -0600 (MDT)

Back in July, Gayla asked:
> What is the name of the garden that Sharon McAllister owns?   How do I get a
> catalog?

> How do you start iris from seed?  I see my iris now have seed pods.  Do I let
> them completely dry??? Or what? 
> Any information would be appreciated.  I also heard that the seeds do not
> produce the same plant that they came from is that true?

Doing some electronic housekeeping - I'm not sure if these ever were
answered or not.  Sharon took a "time-out" this year, but she's in the
list of catalog sources on Tom Little's web site.  And there is a lot of
information on various home-pages about the other questions.  The short
answers (too late for this year maybe) are : Let the pods dry till they
split, gather the seeds, plant them outdoors in the fall.  The seeds
will produce plants that are a mix of the genetic makeup of both

Linda Mann east Tennessee USA

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