Hi, Vicki, I am going to try again with the
Innominata seeds you sent me in 2003. I realize they are really old, but I guess
I could soak them like I do the TB seeds altho they are not shriveled like
those. The first batch I planted never came up. Time for some new ideas. I
like the idea of the pea gravel.
Barb in SW MO
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Sent: Friday, December 03, 2010 6:05
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] re:
I realize that the OGB, Regalia and similar hybrid
seed do take extra care. I am referring to and I should have stated just
regular bearded iris,,,diploid as well as tetraploid. It seems to me that
years ago it was recommended to nick the seeds prior to planting to assist in
breaking dormancy. We haven't even tried to grow them since the early 70's.
Used to visit Bushey's garden in northern California and were quite taken by
his iris. They we were transferred to a different climate o gave up the