bulb rant

penstemon penstemon@Q.com
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 12:39:16 PST
>Haven't we ranted enough about bees, GMOs and regulations?
Let's get rid of politics and soap boxes and return to BULBS and such.

What about a rant concerning the recalcitrant germination of old (>ten 
years) oncocyclus iris seeds and the subsequent mishandling of the (few) 
seedlings? (Not much to be done about the latter, except to hire competent 
Forced germination method, eleven months in the refrigerator, plus time out 
in warmer conditions.
I've germinated seed before, using the outdoor method, and forced 
germination was said to be "faster".

Bob Nold
Denver, Colorado 

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