Irises forum: This is interesting

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Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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ge1836
Feb 10, 2014 5:50 PM CST
French Cottage with iris planted on the roof

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Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Muddymitts
Feb 10, 2014 6:38 PM CST
Omigosh -- wouldja look at that!!!!! Smiling
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Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
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crowrita1
Feb 10, 2014 7:15 PM CST
I know there is a beardless iris called "Japanese roof iris"....didn't think the French had any though ! That's pretty neat, and I'll bet bloom time is great, but I'd hate to have to weed them Rolling on the floor laughing ...Arlyn
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Feb 10, 2014 7:19 PM CST
wow, would never have imagined such a thing.
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Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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ge1836
Feb 11, 2014 3:11 AM CST
Weeding was my first thought too Arlyn.

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Name: Marvin Davis
southeast Indiana (Zone 6a)
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diggit
Feb 11, 2014 7:05 AM CST
I. tectorum...........known by some as 'Chinese roof iris'.
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Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lilies
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ge1836
Feb 11, 2014 7:23 AM CST
That is a pretty one Marvin
The iris on the roof look like bearded iris

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