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Covering Iris unguicularis

  • Subject: [iris-photos] Covering Iris unguicularis
  • From: ptyerman@ozemail.com.au
  • Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2001 00:25:39 -0000

> do well.   It bloomed well last year but same problem, had to keep 
> the rz/roots when soil washed away.   Can they take a heavier soil? 


I always mulch heavily around mine.  Never have seemed to mind it.  
They are such a thick clump that they would never see sun on the 
rhizomes anyway, plus they tolerate full shade, so they mustn't 
require sun for flowering like the beardeds.

Hope that helps.


Paul Tyerman
Canberra, Australia

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