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Re: HYB: Questionable seedling

  • Subject: Re: HYB: Questionable seedling
  • From: "flatnflashy" <flatnflashy@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2008 21:25:07 -0000

--- In iris-photos@yahoogroups.com, "Francelle" <fjmjedwards@...>

I'm with Mike, breed it baby. The good news is it's not really
taking up that much room in your beds if it only has two rhizomes.

I really like the pattern... good description Mike "melted crayon".
If you decide you want to toss it after all... I'ld give it a good
home... it could be BFF with my 05-119-12.

Just spitballing... I get the impression that the two rhizomes
are "still" the original clump. What would happen if you divided
them? I wonder if that would stimulate a new growth pattern.

> This is the time I have to make final decisions on some of my
seedlings. I
> need suggestions about this one. It has bloomed four years for me,
and I
> have received more compliments on it than on most of my other
ones. I have
> been told that it is a unique color and pattern. Its problem is
that it a
> poor grower, subject to many problems in my garden. After all this
time, I
> have only two healthy rhizomes. I am tempted to toss them, yet I
hate to.
> What should I do?
> Francelle Edwards Glendale, AZ Zone 9

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