ID Iris seed head

Ina klazina@orcon.net.nz
Tue, 19 Mar 2013 19:17:32 PDT
:-) :-) :-)

Ina Crossley
Auckland New Zealand  Zone 10

On 20/03/2013 3:05 p.m., threesisters@woosh.co.nz wrote:
> All is well Ina, I had other issues to discuss with Yvonne, our local group
> is going to source some different species of iris for the gardens
> and  Yvonne just bought 14+acres out West here so we will get some irises to
> her for the property.  She recently returned from a trip to China
> where she saw many species of irises growing there.  I immediately thought
> of Jim Waddick, and I suggested she get a copy of his book  'Irises Of
> China'.
>
> WE always have room for more plants!
>
> Darlene   Cook
> Auckland, New Zealand
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ina
> Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 2:41 PM
> To: Pacific Bulb Society
> Subject: Re: [pbs] re ID Iris seed head
>
> Hello Darlene
>
> I know Yvonne, over time one gets to know the people.  However, I was
> not phoning them to ask as one is NOT ALLOWED to collect seeds from
> there..... ;-)
>
> Nor bulbs....
>
> Thank you for that, now I will see what they do.  I don't actually have
> room for more Irises, but collecting seed is so tempting and then one
> has to grow them, and then.......
>
> Ina
>
> Ina Crossley
> Auckland New Zealand  Zone 10
>
> On 20/03/2013 2:29 p.m., threesisters@woosh.co.nz wrote:
>> Ina,
>>
>> I have done a bit of detective work here and rang the Auckland Botanic
>> Gardens this morning regarding the seed you collected.  Yvonne Baker
>> (Botanical Records Officer) told me that they do not have
>> iris laevigata in the garden  but they do have several iris ensata hybrids
>> in their collection.   You should get some nice seedlings out of the mix
>> with the open pollination.  Should you require more seed please
>> contact me privately as I have just collected from last seasons bloom.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Darlene Cook
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ina
>> Sent: Saturday, March 16, 2013 11:23 PM
>> To: Pacific Bulb Society
>> Subject: Re: [pbs] re ID Iris seed head
>>
>> In which case, I was just now reading, that if it is, it likes water
>> even more than the ensata ones.  Will keep that in mind.  Thankyou
>> Peterand everyone who responded.
>>
>> Ina
>>
>> Ina Crossley
>> Auckland New Zealand  Zone 10
>>
>> On 16/03/2013 11:03 p.m., Peter Taggart wrote:
>>> Ina,
>>> your initial picture of the seed pods was quite clear , I am sure that it
>>> is Iris laevigata. I have heard that some pople would combine the species
>>> ensata and laevigata though. Ensata has a pointed top in my experiance.
>>> (Incidently the pods also resemble Iris clarkii a little)
>>> Peter (UK)
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