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Our Favorite Plicatas by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2012 9:18 AM 49
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Your Favorite Blue Irises? by Betja Feb 29, 2012 10:39 PM 57
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Our Favorite Amoenas! by Betja Feb 28, 2012 9:12 AM 36
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Our Favorite Pinks! by Betja Feb 27, 2012 3:28 PM 21
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TBI season has begun! by zuzu Feb 27, 2012 2:56 PM 11
Supplier(s) of Iris other than TB. (???) by chelle Feb 26, 2012 3:38 PM 34
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Neglectas! by Betja Feb 23, 2012 9:20 PM 22
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Companions for beardless. by eclayne Feb 23, 2012 5:20 PM 7
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Favorite plicatas by Ladylovingdove Feb 20, 2012 12:46 PM 0
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Favorite medians or intermediates. by Ladylovingdove Feb 20, 2012 11:54 AM 20
What kind of bonuses do you like? by PollyK Feb 16, 2012 2:19 PM 17
Keppel 2012 Introductions! by Betja Feb 16, 2012 10:37 AM 16
Joe Ghio's 2012's by Betja Feb 15, 2012 9:15 PM 7
Superstition 2012 Introductions by Betja Feb 15, 2012 3:01 PM 5
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Can anyone help me ID this one? by tveguy3 Feb 15, 2012 7:27 AM 0
Napa Country's New Website! by Betja Feb 14, 2012 10:31 PM 7
Database, Japanese Iris by eclayne Feb 12, 2012 7:21 PM 3
Siberian Iris by eclayne Feb 11, 2012 2:33 PM 12
Mid-America 2012 Introductions by Betja Feb 11, 2012 10:53 AM 29
Rockytop Gardens 2012 Introductions by Betja Feb 9, 2012 4:37 PM 2

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Queen Anne's Lace'), TBMan wrote:

..... although older, still as good as if not better than, anything new in the red bearded white/near white color class

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Revision'), Winklemanmr wrote:

11/10/17 - Found with rot. Severe damage. Cut damage off. Dipped in bleach solution. drying and will try to replant in pots and place pots on heated patio to attempt to recover.

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Hey Yo Silver Edge'), TsFlowers wrote:

I was being goofy when I named this Iris. Both this Iris and 'Billowy Violet,' which are sibs, clump up fast. Now that can be a good thing, or perhaps not. When an Iris increases *very* quickly, it can also cause small rhizomes with rhizomes upon rhizome and this can decrease flower production in certain Iris varieties; causing one to have to thin the clump for better bloom.

Because this Iris began its life like its sib (sib = Sibling), there is a possibility that it will perform well in poor dry conditions close to a tree line with only afternoon sun.

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Billowy Violet'), TsFlowers wrote:

After seeing another posted photo of this Iris, I'm disappointed. I probably wouldn't purchase the Iris myself.
However, my recommendation is to grow this particular Iris in **low fertility dry soil** (like close to a tree line). That's where the seedling started, and that's where I think it will perform the best. Its maiden blooms look much better than later blooms after being moved. But it suffered in its first location for several years before I finally got it moved. It looks okay at the new lot, where soil is/was fresh and more fertile, but not as good as maiden blooms.

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Drinks at Sunset'), AndreaD wrote:

Very vigorous grower and reliable bloomer. Gorgeous color.

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