Stunted iris blooms, continued (pic)

hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)May 18, 2009

Hi all,

We were talking about stunted and strange iris growth in another thread, and I got a photo today of the phenomenon in my Ecstatic Echo plant. This has also happened to a division of the plant I gave to my mom last year, so it's not Roundup (which I haven't used anyway). Cajun Rhythm is right next to this iris, and blooms just fine. Any suggestions?

Renee

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frangeb(z10 So. Calif.)

I've seen this in my garden,too, hosenemesis.

    Bookmark   May 19, 2009 at 1:13AM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

I have been reading about Ecstatic Echo, and people report trouble with it in hot climates. I know thrips do damage like this too, but I don't see other signs of thrips.

Since we both live in California in hot areas, perhaps its the heat that is doing this.
Renee

    Bookmark   May 19, 2009 at 1:59AM
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