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NOID Louisiana foliage?
  • Subject: NOID Louisiana foliage?
  • From: "Paul" <arilarcher@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 04:05:29 -0000


I bought some iris from someone this year. One was supposed to be a Siberian variety and the other a Louisiana variety.

When they arrived I immediately noticed that the Siberian Iris did not look like the Siberian rhizomes I was familiar with. Of course I notified them.

Now that the Louisiana rhizomes are growing they look quite TB looking as well. I know all too well how TB foliage looks. Blue-green and wide. This is my first attempt at Louisianas so I'm unfamilair with their habit, but I have provided the correct minimal situation for them in moist but well drained soil, not in a bog or water situation which is their natural habitat.

So my question is... does Louisiana foliage looke more like TB's or more like I. pseudacorus, which I also grow?

I cannot find any real good pictures on-line of the the Louisiana foliage. I have attached a pic of what I have.

I would appreciate comments before I go and get on someone's (the seller's) case.

Photo is my "Paul Archer's Seedlings" folder.

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