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South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
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DaveinPA
Jun 15, 2016 5:59 PM CST
Link to this year's sale is on the front page of historiciris.org. In brief the sale will start July 20 for members and July 23 for non-members. [For $10 you can join as an e-member [or for $13 could be a full member and receive the magazine twice a year] and get them early!]

Full instructions are available now. The list of irises, so far 450 of them, will be linked along with pictures.

Price will be $6.50 each, minimum order of 4, includes shipping to US and Canada.

Extra irises? Donate them if you haven't already traded them. Information is on website about that also.
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
irises
Charter ATP Member Cottage Gardener Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: United Kingdom Region: Northeast US Irises
Region: United States of America
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irisarian
Jun 15, 2016 6:21 PM CST
Thanks Dave.

caitlinsgarden
Jun 16, 2016 8:33 AM CST
When will they post list?
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
crowrita1
Jun 16, 2016 8:46 AM CST
http://www.historiciris.org/2016-hips-rhizome-sale-informati...
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
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DaveinPA
Jun 16, 2016 12:26 PM CST
Estimate for list to be available is July 13 or sooner, as soon as all the varieties and counts are known.
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
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DaveinPA
Jun 16, 2016 2:12 PM CST
They are up to 600 varieties now and are not accepting more donations! List should still be available by July 13.
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
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DaveinPA
Jul 13, 2016 10:21 AM CST
The list of varieties that will be offered in the sale will be on-line later today at historiciris.org. Just scroll down to the sale link. So far it looks like over 650 varieties and over 3600 rhizomes will be offered.
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
Jul 13, 2016 12:43 PM CST
3600 is a lot of rhizomes!
My road calls me, lures me west, east, south & north; most roads lead men homewards, my road leads me forth. - John Masefield
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
crowrita1
Jul 13, 2016 12:46 PM CST
And for those who aren't really 'in" to oldies, I'm sure there are some "moderns", as well Thumbs up

caitlinsgarden
Jul 13, 2016 3:36 PM CST
It isn't up yet, I have been checking periodically today! I guess technically, it is still Wednesday.
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
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DaveinPA
Jul 14, 2016 5:50 AM CST
It is up, and quite a few "moderns" in the list. Most have pictures with them and a link to the HIPS gallery or AIS wiki for more information. My list is growing again.
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Irises Keeper of Poultry Roses Dragonflies Birds
Bulbs Foliage Fan Photo Contest Winner: 2015
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Henhouse
Jul 15, 2016 1:44 AM CST
Got my wish list going....
When counting, try not to mix chickens with blessings.
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
crowrita1
Jul 15, 2016 7:24 AM CST
I agree
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
Jul 15, 2016 7:37 AM CST
Not looking......................
Thoughts become things -- choose the good ones. ([url=www.tut.com]www.tut.com[/url])
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
Jul 15, 2016 7:45 AM CST
Me, either. Hilarious!
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'

Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Jul 15, 2016 8:53 AM CST
I looked... *Blush*
Name: Barbalee
Amarillo, TX (Zone 7a)
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Barbalee
Jul 15, 2016 9:04 AM CST
Awesome, Dave! Thank you! Thank You!
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
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DaveinPA
Jul 15, 2016 10:11 AM CST
And just so no one thinks the sale is only of historic ones here's a little random "clip" from the pdf listing:

Bernice Drizik TB (Becherer, 1958)
Bess Bergin TB (Denman, 1972)
Betty Simon TB (Hamblen, 1975)
Beverly Sills TB (Hager, 1979)
Beyond Borders TB (Tasco, 2012)
Bijou SDB (Sutton, 2002)
Birdbath BB (Byers, 1989)
Bit ‘o Afton MTB (Guild, 1979)
Black Hawk TB (Schreiner, 1940)
Black Hope TB (Austin, 1963)
Black Stallion MTB (Hite, 1982)
Black Taffeta TB (Songer, 1954)
Black Valor TB (Nicholls, 1938)
Blackcurrant IB (Smith, 1998)

And my list has started of course.
Name: Dnd
SE Michigan (Zone 6a)
Dog Lover Daylilies Organic Gardener Houseplants Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 1
I helped beta test the first seed swap
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DogsNDaylilies
Jul 15, 2016 10:14 AM CST
iciris said:I looked... *Blush*


Me too...and now I have a list going... D'Oh!

must discard or misplace the list....no space for iris, no more space...........gah! Who am I kidding? There's ALWAYS space for more plants....
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
Jul 15, 2016 10:40 AM CST
Hilarious! Hilarious! Hilarious!
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'

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