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RE: SPEC: Unknown Orange beardless

  • Subject: RE: [iris-photos] SPEC: Unknown Orange beardless
  • From: Mickey Corley mcorley@compuserve.com
  • Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2003 11:54:10 -0400

Thank all of you who have helped me identify the Louisiana Iris I.fulva.  I
especially want to thank Harold for the website address.  I really enjoyed
the botanical lessons I found there.  I was excited to learn this was a
very old native American iris.  Since most of my bearded iris are historic
iris, it fits perfectly with them.

Mickey Corley

Message text written by INTERNET:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
>The discussion of what a "species" is is confusing even to those botanists
that make those distinctions for a living. Simply and without necessary
agreement with the semantics of others, I use the term "type" to separate
the various types of iris. i.e. TBs, Siberians, Louisianas. Within most of
the types are "species" which are distinct native populations. Most irises
in commerce are interspecies hybrids.

Yes, there is a web site by the Society for Louisiana Irises

"The Gardener's Iris Book" by William Shear is a very good book about the
whole topic of irises. Until you are experienced, that is the only general
iris book that I recommend. AIS sells the book at a very reasonable price.
AIS web site is www.iris.org

Hope this helps.

Harold Peters
Beautiful View Iris Garden
2048 Hickok Road
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
harold@directcon.net <mailto:harold@directcon.net>

-----Original Message-----
From: Mickey Corley [mailto:MCorley@compuserve.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 3:07 AM
To: INTERNET:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [iris-photos] SPEC: Unknown Orange beardless

Thanks Bill & Harold - Now I'm sort of confused.  I thought Louisana Iris
were a 'species'.  If I. fulva is a species, then what is the correct word
to describe Louisiana Iris.

Also is there a website where I can learn more about Louisiana Iris?

Mickey Corley
Bethany, OK
Zone 5 - center of OK

Message text written by INTERNET:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
>I agree with Bill that the unknown iris is I. fulva. Fulva is a species of
Louisiana iris. LAs prefer wet, acid beds rich in organic matter. They can
take full sun but can also take some shade. Under a  tree is not the best
location for an LA.

Harold Peters
Beautiful View Iris Garden
2048 Hickok Road
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
harold@directcon.net  www.beautiful-view-iris.com
  -----Original Message-----
  From: oneofcultivars@aol.com [mailto:oneofcultivars@aol.com]
  Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 6:09 AM
  To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
  Subject: Re: [iris-photos] SPEC: Unknown Orange beardless

  In a message dated 4/15/2003 8:56:37 AM Central Daylight Time,
mcorley@compuserve.com writes:

    Can anyone help me identify the species of this iris.

  I'm pretty sure this is iris fulva, an iris native to the USA. Also, you
will find it to be a very adaptable plant. Will grow in shade, sun, and
soil types. Likes moist soil but will survive dry periods.

  Bill Burleson 7a/b
  Old South Iris Society
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