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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Dec 20, 2014 5:16 AM CST
The Sutton family has produced and is producing some really nice irises. Which ones do you have? Which ones do you still want?
These I have had for a year or more.
Star Dock
Two Thumbs Up
Tribble
Aleutian Islands
Little Sighs
Raspberry Swirl
Cold Fusion
Definition
Edge of the World
Point of No Return
Rim of Fire
Sharp Edge
Twin Cities
Wired


Planted these this summer:
Adventurous (I ordered one from two vendors by accident, and Brad sent one too, so I gues I really wanted this one! Hilarious! )
All Smiles
Soft Side
Cold Creek

My wish list contains:
Set My Soul On Fire
Inside Out
Top Shot

I think this is one of my favorites, but you have to enlarge it to see all the details.

Cold Fushion
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Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
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grannysgarden
Dec 20, 2014 5:40 AM CST
I like Sutton irises and the hybridizers are really nice and helpful. I plan on adding a lot of their creations in the future. These are the one I currently grow.
SDB's
Ahwahnee Princess, George Sutton
Cassidy Anne, Michael Sutton
Double Byte, George Sutton
Drop of Sunshine, Shelby Sutton
Golden Apricot, Michael Sutton
LA Ballet, George Sutton
Little Sighs, George Sutton
Naples Syrup, George Sutton
MDB Pokémon, George Sutton
IB Abby Chant, George Sutton
IB Intermediary, Michael Sutton
TB
Edge of the World, Michael Sutton
French Rose, George Sutton
Wired, Michael Sutton

I will post my Sutton wish list when I get time but I can say now it will start with Aaah.
I love my garden.... and Jesus, and coffee, and naps.......
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Muddymitts
Dec 20, 2014 8:13 AM CST
Adventurous is nice -- but that Cold Fusion knocks me out!!! Lovey dubby Lovey dubby Lovey dubby
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Name: Ken
Traverse City, Michigan (Zone 5a)
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bramedog
Dec 20, 2014 9:30 AM CST
I have wanted Cold Fusion since it came out. Maybe this year.
Another I want to get is...Bahama Blues
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Dec 20, 2014 9:30 AM CST
It is one nice one for sure Mary Ann.
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: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Dec 20, 2014 9:32 AM CST
Bahama Blues a nice intermediate.
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: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
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grannysgarden
Dec 20, 2014 9:33 AM CST
Bahama Blues is on my wish list too. The beard alone makes it garden worthy.
I love my garden.... and Jesus, and coffee, and naps.......
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
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crowrita1
Dec 20, 2014 9:52 AM CST
Autumn Thunder
Concertina
Double Shot
Tribble
These were all added this year. Ahwanee Princess is on my wish list, as well.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Dec 20, 2014 10:02 AM CST

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I own this one and it's a great grower, always reblooming for me in the fall, usually Nov.



I have this on my Wish List


This looks interesting too, with the center 'glow'!
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
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lovemyhouse
Dec 20, 2014 10:07 AM CST
Have these, all received this year.

Adventurous


Lest We Forget (PNW Iris sale)


Sharp Edge (Tom)


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Want these:

Aaah MDB

Abbey Chant IB. Was fortunate enough to visit Tintern Abbey in Wales and this one is a perfect reminder. Smiling


Ahwahnee Princess SDB


Celtic Belle SDB

Headline Banner BB

Mini Champagne BB


Orange Toffee (TB M. Sutton)


Winter Pearl IB

If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
Name: Roberta
Cherokee Village, Ark (Zone 7a)
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901Bertwood
Dec 20, 2014 10:21 AM CST
Since Suttons' move up north, I believe they have had loss in the family? Are they still in the Iris business? Let me know there current status because they are on my vac plans for this Mays Iris garden tours.
Bert
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
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lovemyhouse
Dec 20, 2014 10:26 AM CST
Here you go, Bert.
http://www.suttoniris.com/
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
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grannysgarden
Dec 20, 2014 11:01 AM CST
They are slowly getting their stock built back up. I think we should support them by buying irises from them...... it's our duty. lol

Debra, you are on the Abby Chant list and both you and Arlyn on the Ahwahnee Princess list. I cant wait for irises to start blooming!
I love my garden.... and Jesus, and coffee, and naps.......
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
Dec 20, 2014 11:24 AM CST
Yea! (thank you Smiling )
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Dec 20, 2014 12:40 PM CST
Enlightened is on my list too. (forgot to add it above.) Been on it for a while, as I haven't seen it for sale since the first year it was introduced.
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Name: Marilyn
Central California (Zone 9b)
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Moiris
Dec 20, 2014 2:57 PM CST
These are ones I have...got them either this past year or in 2013.

Autumn Thunder
Blue Fin
Bye Bye Blues
Coral Point
Dauber's Surprise
Goldfinger
Innocent Star
Legends Of Fall
Mulberry Memories
October Storm
Second Helping
Star Surge
Stardock
Strawberry Frosting
Strawberry Sorbet
Wing Commander
Wings Of Peace
Accessorized
Bottle Rocket
Cold Creek
Mimosa
Raspberry Swirl
Orange Juice

My wishlist is very long...I'm still studying comparing, and trying to prioritize...but it seems to grow faster than I can pare it down!! Sticking tongue out

Anchor Bay
Australian Rose
Bahama Blues
Blondie’s Blush
Bride's Blush
Chili Powder
Doctor Who
Fruit Stripe
Glitzy
Grapenut
Minneola
Orangelo
Piccadilly Circus
Sweet Latte
Duplication
Coffee Song
Candy Rock
Charismatic
Double Shot
English Knight
Glacier Melt
Irish Cream
Kauai Gold
Midnight Ice
Sharp Edge
Fruited Plain
Autumn Rain
Bold Move
Broken Record
Cold Fusion
Coral Passion
Double Down
Double Exposure
Edge Of The World
Fusion
Icefall
Lemon Frappuchino
Orange Toffee
Pure Innocence
Rock Band
Snow Melt
Spot On


Maybe when I have more time I can include photos for fun...and because I enjoy seeing photos of the one's I'm not familiar with and the links make it handy to look closer at the one's that I really like. Smiling

The countdown to Christmas has started...lot's to do, and limited time...so photos my have to wait until much later...we'll see... Rolling my eyes.
Name: Marilyn
Central California (Zone 9b)
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Moiris
Dec 20, 2014 7:45 PM CST
I needed an excuse to sit and rest for awhile...so here you go:

Autumn Thunder
Tb, Rebloom (Observed)


Blue Fin
Tb, Rebloom (Reported)


Bye Bye Blues
Tb, -Rebloom (Reported)


Coral Point
Tb


Dauber's Surprise
Tb


Goldfinger
Tb


Innocent Star
Tb - Rebloom (reported)


Legends Of Fall
Tb - Rebloom (Reported)



Mulberry Memories
Tb - Rebloom (Reported)


October Storm
Ib - Rebloom (Reported)


Second Helping
Tb - Rebloom (Reported)


Star Surge
Tb


Stardock
Tb - Rebloom (Reported)


Strawberry Frosting
Tb


Strawberry Sorbet
Tb


Wing Commander
Tb


Wings Of Peace
Tb


Accessorized
Tb


Bottle Rocket
Tb


Cold Creek
Tb - Rebloom (reported)


Mimosa
Tb


Raspberry Swirl
Tb


Orange Juice
Tb - Rebloom (Reported)


That's it for the Sutton Irises that I have. A lot of these have not bloomed yet so I'm looking forward to next Spring! Big Grin
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Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Muddymitts
Dec 20, 2014 7:49 PM CST
Holy Cow -- I can't begin to compete in this group. I only have two Sutton Irises: Aleutian Islands, and Little Sighs (thanks to Tom). I did have Innocent Star -- but it was a casualty of last winter. Sad
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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
Dec 20, 2014 7:51 PM CST
Cross posted with you Marilyn -- what a beautiful collection you have!!!
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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
Dec 20, 2014 8:00 PM CST
Lovelies, all, Marilyn. Smiling
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'

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