Irises forum: How about your favorite amoenas and reverse amoenas?

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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Apr 5, 2014 5:21 AM CST
Time for a color change. Let's look at some Amoenas, they are of course, iris with a white standard, and falls of a different color. We can also add reverse amoenas as well, White falls, with standards of another color.
Daring Deception

Racing Heart and Sharp Shooter
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Sharp Edge

Strawberry Freeze
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Sofia and Tour De France
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Wicked Good and Champaign and Ice
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Ginger Ice

Gypsy Lord
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Pamper Me

That's all I have time for, the horses are calling! I'll be looking for your picture contributions when I come back in.
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Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
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grannysgarden
Apr 5, 2014 6:08 AM CST
I have a stupid question. How do you pronounce the word 'amoena'. I have heard the middle consonants pronounced with a long o and a long e so I avoid saying it in public. I could look it up but (to borrow a page from Tom's book) I can't look it up when I am in public and I don't say the word when I am home alone.....no not even to the dog. lol
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Apr 5, 2014 6:52 AM CST
I don't have any...yet. Big Grin
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
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crowrita1
Apr 5, 2014 7:11 AM CST
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Clarence

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Wabash

These two are my favorites. Clarence( not sure, maybe it's a luminata ?!) has nice ,crisp, lines. Good color, and....it reblooms! Wabash is...well, I'll bet there are more clumps of Wabash grown in this country than any other cultivar...you see it everywhere, it's hardy, and it's a beautiful flower......Arlyn
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Muddymitts
Apr 5, 2014 7:35 AM CST
Clarence is a luminata, Arlyn. nodding

Bonnie -- to my knowledge -- amoena is pronounced uh-meen-a. That's the way I say it, anyhoo.............
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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Apr 5, 2014 5:16 PM CST
You can tell it's been a great day, nobody was inside playing on the computers. lol.
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
Dragonflies Dog Lover I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover Plays in the sandbox
Butterflies Region: Texas I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member Annuals Garden Sages
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lovemyhouse
Apr 5, 2014 5:35 PM CST
Big Grin
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Muddymitts
Apr 5, 2014 7:50 PM CST
I had to take my pup to the groomer's for nail-trimming. Then indulged in a nap. Smiling Then worked in the Iris bed along the fenceline, cleaned stalls, brought horses in and fed, and cooked supper.

It was quite chilly outside -- but so nice to work in the gardens, even so. Thumbs up
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
Dragonflies Dog Lover I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover Plays in the sandbox
Butterflies Region: Texas I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member Annuals Garden Sages
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lovemyhouse
Apr 6, 2014 6:43 AM CST
Smiling
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Muddymitts
Apr 6, 2014 7:49 AM CST
We're gonna get one nice day today -- then tonight serious storms roll in with guess what? RAIN!!!! OMG -- enough already!!!

So I'm gonna get two small Iris beds cleaned up and Preened, then spread some alfalfa pellets on the five beds ready for blooms.

OK -- amoenas, huh? Let me go look around in my files.

Leaps and Bounds:


Gay Parasol:


Dover Beach:
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Arthouse:


Does LaScala qualify?:


Vapor:


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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Irises Vegetable Grower Butterflies Region: Wisconsin Keeps Horses Cat Lover
Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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tveguy3
Apr 6, 2014 9:26 AM CST
LaScala is beautiful, but not an amoena, Can't wait till mine blooms. It should have at least 2 up to 4 stalks as it's the second year, and hasn't bloomed yet.
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Muddymitts
Apr 6, 2014 11:04 AM CST
Tom -- does an amoena absolutely have to have either white standards or white falls? I thought they could be a light color?
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UndertheSun
Apr 6, 2014 12:01 PM CST
They're all beautiful! Thumbs up

Thanks for posting how to pronounce Amoenas, I felt like I had a speed impediment trying to say it.
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Muddymitts
Apr 6, 2014 12:28 PM CST
"speed impediment" Rob? Maybe you do!!! Rolling on the floor laughing (sorry -- couldn't resist teasing you!!) Hilarious!
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Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Apr 6, 2014 12:32 PM CST
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Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
crowrita1
Apr 6, 2014 1:32 PM CST
Is that color difference just "camera ? Or does it vary that much ?...Arlyn
Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
Region: United States of America Region: Arkansas Master Gardener: Arkansas Irises Bulbs Seed Starter
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grannysgarden
Apr 6, 2014 1:59 PM CST
Lucy, Reddy Set is beautifully formed and the color is just lovely! I love both the colors posted!
I love my garden.... and Jesus, and coffee, and naps.......
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Irises Vegetable Grower Butterflies Region: Wisconsin Keeps Horses Cat Lover
Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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tveguy3
Apr 6, 2014 5:47 PM CST
Mary Ann, I think it's supposed to be white sandards and some other color falls. Sometimes you will see a bit of color at the base of the standards, but I don't think that matters.
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great
Name: Brad
iowa (Zone 5a)
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ARUBA1334
Apr 6, 2014 9:20 PM CST
Tom those are good pictures really like Daring Deception and Strawberry Freeze here are some of my mine with white standards might have a couple emma cook patterns in here but maybe something you haven't seen before Big Grin

Emblematic & Trumped
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Afterlife & Cleared For Take off
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Cloud Base & Cold Creek
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Tour De France & Stage Presence
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Enjoy The Party& Lemon Cloud
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Miles Ahead & Sea Cruise
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Bravery & Into Temptation
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Favorite Beau & Alesa Falls
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Alpine Harmony & Stylized
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Phantom Ship & Jerico Springs
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Royal Orders & Rainy River
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Honorable Lord & Only In Dreams
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Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
irises
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irisarian
Apr 6, 2014 9:40 PM CST
I think it is the lighting--my wish to be that red.

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