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Re: Re: dwarf iris-new pictures of full plant

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Re: dwarf iris-new pictures of full plant
  • From: "Pearl Doyle" <doyle@our-town.com>
  • Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 09:29:27 -0500 (Central Daylight Time)

Yes Chuck, the TB's have almost finished blooming---a bad year for them. but as I recall, these little iris always bloom right at the end of the TB season.
-------Original Message-------
Date: Thursday, May 02, 2002 08:55:20 AM
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: dwarf iris-new pictures of full plant
--- 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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