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{Disarmed} Re: Opinions Please?

  • Subject: {Disarmed} Re: [iris-photos] Opinions Please?
  • From: "Eleanor Hutchison" eleanore@mts.net
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 09:47:03 -0500

Linda, the rhizomes we receive usually look like the ones you're concerned about.  Soak them in water for about 30 min and plant them, monitoring them daily.  If they don't survive, then I'd sure want a refund or at least replacements.
El, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Z3
MIS & DIS Display Garden
----- Original Message -----
From: Linda Hunt
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2006 9:32 AM
Subject: [iris-photos] Opinions Please?

I received two iris rhizome orders in the mail yesterday.  Both came from CA.  I was so terrible disappointed with one of the orders that I called the company in question to request a refund.  She assured me that the rhizomes in question would grow....just to plant them and I would be pleasantly surprised in the spring.  I have been growing iris for over 25 years and I have been hybridizing for about 3 years.  I have never ever seen iris that look this bad. 
I would love to know if you think the iris on the right side of the enclosed photo will grow.  These are iris from the 2 different companies that I received from.  I sent this picture to the company when I requested a refund.  She politely told me to just plant the iris, but did not want to refund my money.  Is there a chance that these might grow in your personal opinions???????????????????
In Doubt in Lascassas
ps:  I deliberately did not mention the companies names because I am not in the business of making trouble for anyone.  My concern is just going to the trouble to plant all of these iris and getting nothing in return.
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