In a message dated 6/16/2006 9:56:35 A.M. Central Standard Time,
<<I had several do this in my garden this yr. I too blamed the
Guess I was lucky? Several thousand irises bloomed here and only one
did this . . . RIPPLING RIVER.
I'd bought three last summer in hopes of having pollen this spring.
Only one put up a late stalk and it quit growing at about 6 inches. Only
two blooms and both did this.
I really wanted to make that cross but I'm not going to complain! It
was a long and beautiful spring! Although I had bloom about a week
earlier, my first recorded cross was April 22 and my last cross was May
24, Lots of rain during that period.