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Re: Fw: [iris] Big rhizome

  • Subject: Re: Fw: [iris] Big rhizome
  • From: Jan Lauritzen <janicelauritzen@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 15:56:10 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Griff,
I have had rhizomes on Bordello here in the San Fernando Valley which reached regularly 8 to 9 inches long.  I always said that they looked really obscene but I really love this wonderful dark iris.
Bordello (S. Roberts  R, 1876)  TB "36  E-M-L  Ruffled rich black with purple-red infusion; black-violet beard.  Adamsblack X Hell's Fire.  Cordon Bleu 1977.
Jan in Chatsworth

"J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net> wrote:
Well, this should have been sent to iris-photos, so here it is.

----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2007 12:20 PM
Subject: Re: [iris] Big rhizome

> The biggest in my garden are 5-6 inches long. Some varieties consistently
> grow bigger and longer rhizomes than others, but good dirt and fertilizer
> play an essential role, as well. In the attached photo, the rhizome on
> the
> left is 4 1/2 inches long, the one on the right 5 inches, measured along
> the
> top of the rhizome from the white edge of the fan to the end. -- Griff
> Zone 7 along the tidal Potomac near Mount Vernon, in Virginia
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <sdayres2@aol.com>
> To: <iris@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2007 1:16 PM
> Subject: [iris] Big rhizome
>>I am curious.? I pulled a rhizome out of my flower bed that is 6-7 inches
>>long.? It was growing into another iris clump.? The iris?was Bay Fro! nt (I
>>think a 2006 Suttons).? That large of a size is unusual for southern New
>>Mexico.? Do rhizomes grow that big in other portions of the country?
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