Margie, you're thinking of the Orris
iris. It's still used today to prepare
El, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2006
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.
Oro Valley, AZ.