Tall Irises flopping over - Remedy ?

The Silent Seed tylus.seklos@gmail.com
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:25:43 PDT
PS,
And that was just a one-time event. Ah well!
I do not use any food/fertilizer/chemicals - so I'll just continue to enjoy
them in their usual blooming season which is right now.


On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 4:24 PM, The Silent Seed <tylus.seklos@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks! I had no idea that this was a known "thing" - personally, it won't
> stop me from buying pretty colored ones - because I can always stake them.
> I was just curious why it was happening - now it all makes sense!
>
> As for reblooming - I had no idea it was dependent upon region - that's
> quite interesting. They are always very happy, very healthy, just not
> reblooming - again, this doesn't bother me too much - because I basically
> don't expect it - so if it was to happen, that would be a bonus.
>
> It'll be interesting to see if any are "reliably" reblooming in the New
> England region.
>
> The only one that has ever rebloomed for me is "Immortality."
>
> Thanks again for the input!
>
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 4:11 PM, , <theladygardens@aol.com> wrote:
>
>> Buy from reputable hybridizers.  Reputable known hybridizers do not
>> introduce iris that flop over.  Ghio and Keppel destroy thousands of
>> beautiful iris just because they do things like that.  For re=bloomers, it
>> is best to keep them in the same area so you can continue watering them
>> after the first bloom.  Giving them a little bit of fertilizer after first
>> bloom isn't necessary but doesn't hurt.  Ghio doesn't introduce his as RE
>> because they rebloom here but not reliably other places.  There are two
>> hybridizers, I know of, who have a few that rebloom in the east or
>> mid=west, Sutton and Commanche Acres.  Carolyn
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: The Silent Seed <tylus.seklos@gmail.com>
>> To: Pacific Bulb Society <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
>> Sent: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 10:54 am
>> Subject: [pbs] Tall Irises flopping over - Remedy ?
>>
>> Is there an obvious reason that some, but not most, Tall Bearded Irises in
>> (the same) garden would flop over (flowering stalks)? And, is there a
>> quick
>> and easy method to avoid this - other than staking?
>>
>> Also - what's the best way to get rebloomers to rebloom? I have a lot of
>> rebloomers that do not rebloom when left alone.
>>
>> Thanks! Jude
>>
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