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Re: Medians

From: "Lora L. Masche" <loramasche@cdepot.net>

Hi Shirlee,

I believe SDB's love the cold and the snow.  Our SDB's do better than TB's
because of the snow they get.  We are at 3,000 feet and only get 3" to a
foot of snow most years but we get a good share of low temperatures.  I
don't know about refrigeration.  Guess one could experiment with a rhizome
they don't like.   Good luck!
Lora L. Masche
Forquin Mountain Iris Garden
21643 Shake Ridge Road
Volcano, CA 95689
-----Original Message-----
From: Lewis,Shirlee E <Shirlee.E.Lewis@kp.ORG>
To: 'Iris Talk' <iris-talk@onelist.com>
Date: Tuesday, September 01, 1998 8:33 AM
Subject: [iris-talk] Medians

>From: "Lewis,Shirlee E" <Shirlee.E.Lewis@kp.ORG>
>I have a question [probably stupid].  Do the smaller bearded iris need a
>really good cold spell to get them to bloom?  I purchased one SDB [I think]
>last year and it had lots of increase but no bloom.  It looks healthy.  If
>it does need that cold time, can I put it in the frig [like my tulips] to
>give it that little extra so that it will bloom?  If that's what it takes I
>think that it is going to go in a pot so that I can do that each year
>without disturbing the clump.
>Shirlee Lewis
>Sunset Zone 23
>Southern California Iris Society
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