Blooms in Autumn

Eugene Zielinski
Thu, 10 Nov 2005 19:59:33 PST
Jim - and others.
Try taking a look at the Iris section on the PBS wiki 'Photographs and
Information' page.  There's a link to John Lonsdale's article on growing
Oncocyclus iris in southeastern Pennsylvania.  It might give you a few

Eugene Zielinski
Augusta, Georgia

Original message:
> Message: 5
> Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 08:31:02 -0500
> From: "J.E. Shields" <>
> Subject: [pbs] Blooms in Autumn
> Bulb frames have been suggested, to ward off the summer rains when trying 
> to grow dry-summer bulbs here.  I've not tried one, as I fear the heat
> override the protection from moisture.  Opening a bulb frame up enough to 
> keep it somewhat cool would let in a lot of rain.  Besides, I think our 
> hot, humid summer nights are the worst culprits for growing those 
> dry-summer bulbs here.  If anyone in a similar climate has any
> for what I might try here in central Indiana, I'd be most grateful for

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