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Re: Purple Rhizomes

  • Subject: [iris-photos] Re: Purple Rhizomes
  • From: "irischap" irischapman@netscape.net
  • Date: Sun, 27 Oct 2002 02:35:49 -0000

--- In iris-photos@y..., irischapman@n... wrote:
> Here are two plants with purple rhizomes. These are both SDBs. This
phenomenen  is most common in SDB and MDB plants. It is seen most
clearly when the older leaves are peeled off. The colour fades with
exposure to soil and sunlight, unlike Purple Based Foliage (PBF) which
gets stronger with exposure to sun.
> -- 
> Chuck Chapman, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Zone 4/5
Acctually Small Buisness is an MDB, sorry about that error.

Chuck Chapman

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