It's been my experience that a good root system is a good thing. ;-)
From: Linda Mann <email@example.com>
To: iris-photos <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thu, Aug 4, 2011 9:33 am
Subject: [iris-photos] HYB: roots
Not sure if anybody is interested - took the photo for my own notes. 10
different seedlings, dug to pot up in manure/Miracle Gro for intensive
culture comparison. The huge one third from bottom is "cloud shadows"
(imm x csong) X ABSOLUTE TREASURE.
Linda Mann east TN USA
where iris foliage is (mostly) loving the drought & low humidity.