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Name: Brad
iowa (Zone 5a)
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ARUBA1334
Feb 11, 2013 8:34 PM CST
I am trying to get some ideas for SDB's and would like to see some pictures of your favorites please share the ones that have grown well for you.
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Feb 11, 2013 10:33 PM CST
I only have photos of our own hybridized plants. My first into ever intro SDB Sun Sprite.Thumb of 2013-02-12/irisarian/235c19
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Reddy Set which I also use as my avatar.
Name: Kestutis
Kaunas, Lithuania
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eko123
Feb 12, 2013 2:02 AM CST
Reddy Set is cool Hurray!
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Feb 12, 2013 4:48 AM CST
Aladen's Flame and Alamo Joe
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Casper's Shadow and Cosmos
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Dot Com and Devoted
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Lepards Print and Lena Ann
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Pippi Longstockings and Red At Last
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Ruby Tuesday and Shindig
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Stitch Witch and Tribble
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Bugsy and Cat's Eyes
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Little Sighs and Ritz
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Clash and Elephants Footprint
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Truely
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I have more, but am running out of time. Have to work today. Brad,these increase so fast, I should have some each to share with you. Also I planted about a dozen more last year that I don't have pics of yet.
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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Feb 12, 2013 4:51 AM CST
Lucy, do you sell your intros?
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Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Feb 12, 2013 7:01 AM CST
Some prior intros we will sell. New ones come out through Winterberry Iris gardens. They also have a couple of John's intros which came out through our old suppliers. If you want to know any specific plants I can tell you where to find them. Dee Stewart lists 'Reddy Set' this year. Our local (in state) supplier has retired.
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Feb 12, 2013 9:03 AM CST
Brad....I saw this thread last night and looked forward to responding this morning. You have shared so many wonderful pictures of TB's with us! I love SDB's and grow quite a few and added about 25 last summer. I'm looking forward to seeing them bloom and adding pictures this spring. My favorite source of SDB's is Mid-America. Snowpeak and Salmon Creek have interesting lists also. SDB's are great and extend the iris season. Here are some of mine. Maybe more later...
Microwave
Pussycat Pink
Gingerbread Trim
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Thumb of 2013-02-12/Paul2032/06bf3c Devoted
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Cats Eye
Ultimate

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Keeno.....MDB
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Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Tom
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tveguy3
Feb 12, 2013 7:16 PM CST
OH Paull, I'm going to have to get some of those, Love Eye of the Tiger, Dime, fure Coral, and blue Beards Ghost. Whos are they? And did't you hybredize some SDB's too? Any seedlings to share?
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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Feb 12, 2013 7:46 PM CST
Tom. I got most of those SDB's from Mid-America. They have a fine selection. I do have some SDB seedlings that will bloom for a second time this spring and I will decide if any are worthy to share.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Brad
iowa (Zone 5a)
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ARUBA1334
Feb 12, 2013 8:08 PM CST
Lucy Thanks I like Ready Set I will add it to my order from Dee.

Tom Thanks that is a great group you have there, I think my favorite of them is Cat's Eye but I really like Devoted and Aladin's Flame can you tell me how early they bloom for you are they blooming with the Tulips ?? I am also curious does the late frosts affect them like the TB

Paul Thank You for taking the time and sharing those with me they are great pictures, I have been going over them trying to pic a few to add to the list and I can't just pic a few I like them all Big Grin . The 2 that really got my attention were Gingerbread Trim and Experiment. They are must haves for me this year Keep the pictures coming.



Name: Dee Stewart
Willamette Valley OR
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Feb 12, 2013 8:25 PM CST

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Name: Dee Stewart
Willamette Valley OR
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Feb 12, 2013 8:29 PM CST

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Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Feb 12, 2013 8:30 PM CST
spelled 'Reddy Set' as it is in a line of work for red amoenas. white S---R falls which i hope to get brighter.
Name: Kent Pfeiffer
Southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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KentPfeiffer
Feb 12, 2013 9:15 PM CST

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Brad, SDBs tolerate frosts far better than TBs. I don't know you experienced the "Easter Freeze" in 2007 like we did, but that was the only time I've seen freezes affect SDBs. Even then, many of them at least produced some bloom.

My favorites:

Big Blue Eyes - Paul Black


Bluebeard's Ghost - Paul Black


Fusspot - Barry Blyth


Bombay Sapphire - Paul Black
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Wish Upon A Star - Paul Black


All Ruffled Up - Richard Tasco
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Dark Matter - Keith Keppel
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Lemon Twist - Paul Black


Riveting - Paul Black


Twitter - Tom Johnson
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Lab - Paul Black
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Pigs In Space - Paul Black

Name: Brad
iowa (Zone 5a)
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ARUBA1334
Feb 12, 2013 10:12 PM CST
Dee Thank You Beautiful pics Alamo Joe Thumbs up

Kent that is good to know we are really prone to late freezes here, I am kinda down in a valley in the country so I have always wondered how they would do and just how early they start to bloom in our zone. It would be great if they bloomed with my spring trees, I always have the TB's coming on at the same time but just green growth know Iris color. I am hoping they will add some more early color to the yard. You have a awesome collection there I will have to go through some of my older Mid America catalogs and study some of these Wish Upon A Star and Lab are Outstanding !

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Name: Jo Ann Gentle
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ge1836
Feb 13, 2013 3:47 AM CST
I just found this.Everyones pix are fantastic.
There is nothing like a picture so here goes with the ones I have.
I also planted a couple dozed last August when Dee had her sale. so those will bloom in a couple of months.
Bluebeards Ghost
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Tahoma
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Banded Tiger
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Bow Tie
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Devil Baby
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Creative Stitchery

Baby Blessed
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Aurora Sea

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Hard to choose the best images from a file list.
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Feb 13, 2013 4:28 AM CST
Brad, I haven't had trouble with early frosts very much. Last year when we had that really early heat in March,and then that cold spell in April, I had one that had the blooms ruined, but that's the only time it happened. I have many more that I can't find pictures of. Some are dwarfs that are really tiny and earlier then the SDB's Cat's Eyes is one of my favorites and it seems to bloom a nice long time too.
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Name: Mary Ann
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Muddymitts
Feb 13, 2013 7:50 AM CST
Brad -- the photo of your Iris gardens is awesome -- even if they're not in bloom yet!
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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Feb 13, 2013 8:35 AM CST
Little to no trouble with frost damage here....Brad...Show us the same garden shot when the iris are in bloom. Beautiful garden!
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PollyK
Feb 13, 2013 9:32 AM CST
Bluebeards Ghost my very favorite!


Boast
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Candle
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Cliche
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