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{Disarmed} Re: Re: Seedling - APOLOGIES/Perfumed Seedling

  • Subject: {Disarmed} Re: [iris-photos] Re: Seedling - APOLOGIES/Perfumed Seedling
  • From: "Margie Valenzuela" IrisLady@comcast.net
  • Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 19:40:08 -0700

That must be it El, the Orris Iris.  Where does that primarily grow?  Would you (or anyone out there) happen to know?
~ Margie V.
Oro Valley, AZ.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 4:59 AM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Re: Seedling - APOLOGIES/Perfumed Seedling

Margie, you're thinking of the Orris iris.  It's still used today to prepare commercial perfume.
El, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Z3
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2006 6:08 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: Seedling - APOLOGIES/Perfumed Seedling

Colleen, I once heard/or read that people use to (and maybe still do) make perfume from iris roots/rhizomes.  I wonder if the roots - say from your highly perfumed seedling - would be more desirable than those roots from irises that have no scent.
~ Margie V.
Oro Valley, AZ.

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