Irises forum: Looking for a couple of Iris

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Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
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Henhouse
May 31, 2014 11:50 PM CST
Yeah, I know.... *just* a couple.....

I found 'Dancing Waves' in the HIPS photo gallery while just poking around... I only have one flattie right now, and thought this one looked beautiful. Couldn't find it among my "usual suspects" of growers.
I've had Cashmere on my wish list for a few years now, and been unable to find a source.
Has anyone run across either of these?
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Name: Mary Ann
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Muddymitts
Jun 1, 2014 7:13 AM CST
Can't help, Sherry -- sorry -- good luck with that!

Thanks for the information on your group. Haven't had time to check out your Youtube yet -- but I will!!#W
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Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
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Henhouse
Jun 1, 2014 11:44 PM CST
Well, I kind of felt a collective scratching of heads over this request, but it was worth a try.. Shrug!
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Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
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grannysgarden
Jun 2, 2014 3:29 AM CST
Sherry, I have not run across either of these in my area. I hate it when an iris just seems to diminish and go away.
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DaveinPA
Jun 2, 2014 7:14 AM CST
Cashmere, TB, 1959, Fay, is supposedly sold by BlueJ, Exline, Newburn, South Jersey Iris, Voss and Williamson.
Dancing Waves should be available at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farms.
Hope you can get some of each.
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
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Lestv
Jun 2, 2014 8:01 AM CST
When you said "flattie" I wasn't thinking Japanese iris! Yes, Mt. Pleasant Iris Farms has Dancing Waves, and many other beautiful JA.
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Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Irises Keeper of Poultry Roses Dragonflies Birds
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Henhouse
Jun 2, 2014 1:40 PM CST
I don't know how I missed Blue J having 'Cashmere'... Should be easy to add to my order... I have not ordered from Mt. Pleasant, but will enjoy looking at their catalog, no doubt....

ok, so I can't remember where I saw 'Dancing Waves' now, but it must have been listed as a TB by mistake.. That's why I couldn't find it... I love Japanese Iris, but don't have a wet enough spot for them. Sad

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Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
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Lestv
Jun 3, 2014 7:48 AM CST
Just in case you cave in and want to give them a try - Japanese iris are very successfully grown in pots, making it easy to keep their feet wet. They can grow in regular garden soil as well but you would need to mulch them and keep them watered. Smiling
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Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
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Henhouse
Jun 3, 2014 6:29 PM CST
It's more of a water situation here combined with the number of pots I already have.
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