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Re: Rebloom seedling

  • Subject: Re: Rebloom seedling
  • From: "orders at Sutton's" <orders@suttoniris.com>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 07:17:42 -0700

about 31 degrees is perfect, stops the bugs but doesn't burn the flowers....rarely happens perfectly, but one can dream.
Mike
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2007 7:06 AM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Rebloom seedling

Right, Mike  --  Rebloomers here in the fall are targets of all the bugs in the county, but darks and lights alike.  To enjoy them, you need to cut them and bring them inside.  Frost puts the bugs off, but a freeze zaps the blossoms.  That elusive golden mean . . .  --  Griff
 
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2007 8:44 AM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Rebloom seedling

Hi Collen,
Bugs irritate me a lot.  Seems to be the ligher colored, fragrant iris that attract the most bugs. Late summer flowers seem to get chewed up a lot more, maybe because there are less flowers to eat.  That is just a casual observation, have you had similar observations? 
Mike
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 1:58 PM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Rebloom seedling

Hi Mike
 
Relieved you have bug problems also. I notice partic cultivars are especially susceptible. Holy Fire always gets munched.
 
Very nice looking seedling
 
 
Colleen Modra
Adelaide Hills
South Australia
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 11:39 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] Rebloom seedling

Web Bug from http://geo.yahoo.com/serv?s=97359714/grpId=43451/grpspId=1707632694/msgId=40108/stime=1191416924/nc1=3848614/nc2=4725795/nc3=4776345Reblooming today.  this is actually a spring pic because the fall bloom has been shredded by bugs.  It still has the really nice form and flounces, just lots of tears and holes.  Fragrant Breeze X Fogbound, currently 13 buds.  Bugs probably won't be an issue after this Friday, supposed to be real cold.
 
Mike Sutton
Porterville, CA
USDA zone 8b/9a


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