[gardeners] Re: Iris Maintenance / CA

bsk (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Sat, 2 Oct 1999 22:34:45 -0500

You mean that a iris can rebloom??!
Please Pray tell me how this is so.
Am I missing out on something with my lack of knowledge and extremely poor Okie soil?

zone 7a
aka " Ranchmama "
----- Original Message -----
From: Martha Brown <mbrown@pldi.net>

> Sutton's catalog (Porterville CA located in the southern half of the San
> Joaquin Valley zone 9) says they have peak bloom in April with rebloom all
> year unless there is a hard freeze so this indicates to me they don't cut
> any of the fans back unless they are moving or dividing clumps.  They would
> just remove the withered foliage as necessary.
> Martha
> M Brown
> NW Oklahoma, USA
> USDA Zone 6b,  Sunset Zone 35