Irises forum: Bloom 16 zone 7

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Name: Barbara
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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May 30, 2016 10:37 PM CST
tveguy3 said:Oh gee, that's way too much work finding places for all those seedlings! At least for me it is Hilarious! I keep about 8 to 10 crosses and that's enough, I usually get about 100 to 150 seedlings from that.


Last year when we went to Mariposa Iris Garden, Doug, told us he doesn't plant all of the seeds from each pod. He plants some (I don't remember how many) and if the blooms look good to him then he can always plant the rest. Sounds like a plan for those that have limited space/energy.
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous

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