Container Gardening (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-151) by Patricia R. Barrett

By Patricia R. Barrett

Considering the fact that 1973, Storey's state knowledge announcements have provided functional, hands-on directions designed to assist readers grasp dozens of nation residing talents quick and simply. There are actually greater than a hundred and seventy titles during this sequence, and their notable reputation displays the typical hope of state and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in daily life.

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Bloom: mid to late season. Parentage: a mixture of seedlings including ‘Entourage’ and ‘Lady Friend’. Iris ‘Caliente’ (W. Luihn 1967) The rich red-brown flowers are gently ru

Bloom: early to midseason and reblooming. Parentage: includes ‘Gay Parasol’, ‘Ponderosea’, ‘New Moon’, ‘Vanity’, ‘Indiscreet’, ‘Epicenter’, and ‘Shenanigan’. Iris ‘Dorothea Marquart’ Iris ‘Drum Roll’ Iris ‘Double Bubble’ Iris ‘Dusky Challenger’ Iris ‘Drum Roll’ (B. Hager 1992) This extravagantly ru

Robert Wallace included I. ‘Dominion’ in his catalogue, selling it for the vast sum of five guineas. Iris ‘Dominion’ went on to parent I. ‘Depute Nomblot’ (F. Cayeux 1929) and I. ‘Dauntless’ (Connell 1927), both of which became important parents themselves. Years later Melba Hamblen (Warburton and Hamblen 1978) commented that Bliss was the greatest hybridizer of the transitional period of iris breeding. The Early Twentieth Century Iris ‘Susan Bliss’ Bliss was not the only breeder to produce hybrids that included the newly discovered tetraploid species.

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