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Re: dwarf iris-new pictures of full plant

  • Subject: [iris-photos] Re: dwarf iris-new pictures of full plant
  • From: "irischap" <irischapman@netscape.net>
  • Date: Thu, 02 May 2002 13:53:51 -0000

--- In iris-photos@y..., "irischap" <irischapman@n...> wrote:
> > Ok here's the full story. I never dreamed these little guys would 
> stir up so
> > much conversation. The leaves are12-18 inches with the flowers 
> blooming at
> > about 12 inches. The blade is 1/2 inch across at the fullest 
> > 
> The foliage does look bulb like, as some leaves seem to originate 
> from the stem rather then all from the bulb. They don't apear to be 
> Dutch or English Iris and foliage is much wider then Dutch iris. 
> anyone have good information on Spanish Iris, I believe it is a 
> iris.
> Chuck Chapman

I just checked reference books. Can't really tell about foliage 
from "Woodcut diagrams" but seems to fit. Spanish iris bloom with 
TB's were Dutch bloom a bit before TB. Also Spanish Iris are shorter.
What is the bloom like in your garden right now? Have TB's started, 
been open for awhile?

Chuck Chapman

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