1896, Cushion Irises

The Garden, p.413, May 30, 1896

Cushion Irises. — In a letter which I had from Mr. Bulley, <f Birkenhead, near Liverpool, two or three days ago, he says re these Irises: "Just a, line to say that, acting on the ideas you put forward in an article in The GARDEN some two or three years ago, I have had a notable success with cushion Irises. Iris Korolkowi and all its varieties, paradoxa, iberica.insignis and Van Houttei, Susiaiia and, I think, lupine have ftowerei. Many of the others are growing strongly and will surely flower next year." He adds that " every flower seems to make a seed-pod." This is a piece of good news, and seems to prove that these beautiful Irises will do quite well in the north of England.— H. E.

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-- BobPries - 2014-11-06
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