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unprecedented season
« on: July 31, 2013, 01:44:00 AM »
Hello friends.  I have had such a wetter and cooler July this year
that I have Oncos, Regelias, Onco hybrids, RC's, and OG's
putting on new growth. They have never broken dormancy this early.
I had 3 & one half inches rain from Sunday night to Tuesday morning.
The 2 weeks prior added up to over 3 inches.

John B
« Last Edit: July 31, 2013, 11:15:53 AM by Maggi Young »
John  B.
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Re: unprecedented season
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2013, 11:19:18 AM »
Sounds like crazy weather in Kansas, John.
Our season here in N.E. Scotland has been pretty different from usual too - we have had lots of hot sun and recently, some heavy rain - not what we're used too. It is having the opposite effect here of sending some plants into premature dormancy.

I hope your early growth on the Irises will mean that you get really strong growth and build up of the plants.
Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

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Re: unprecedented season
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2013, 12:17:58 PM »
John all your hard work before planting will certainly be useful now with so much rain. We have had the best rainfall in July for years - 93mls with 45 last year.
Pat Toolan,
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