Iris unguicularis
Sun, 11 Jan 2009 21:46:16 PST
On 11 Jan 2009, at 19:49, Jim McKenney wrote:

> ...Iris lazica, which enjoys a cushier life in the protected cold frame, has
> yet to bloom here (ever). 

Well, would *you* blooom if you were cooped up in a protected cold frame?

[At this moment, I have a vision of Jim in a tutu performing "Dance of the 
Flowers". Look, mommy, at the funny man: he's blooming!]

Plant it out.

I've got a few clumps of I. lazica scattered around the place, and afaict 
they're bone hardy. They don't need the same sunny baking that I. unguicularis 
seems to prefer.

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate
on beautiful Vancouver Island…

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