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"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSunJul 23, 2017 2:38 PM579
Arubas pictures of the 2017 Keppel's Iris Intros. by Paul2032Jul 23, 2017 3:56 AM16
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My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3Jul 22, 2017 5:33 PM816
I need help with iris superstition by Anna88Jul 22, 2017 1:59 PM6
Tips on growing bearded iris in the southwest by Overgrown_suncityJul 22, 2017 1:13 PM9
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Iris planting by crmolsonJul 21, 2017 3:28 PM15
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2017 orders by LestvJul 21, 2017 12:07 PM1,620
Companion planting by IdyllicIrisJul 21, 2017 4:13 AM23
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Darkside by PolymerousJul 21, 2017 3:41 AM7
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This is an Ask NGA question! Tall Bearded Irises by SherriRayeJul 20, 2017 3:21 PM4
Breck's irises-not blooming by suzysparklesalotJul 20, 2017 3:02 PM18
This is an Ask NGA question! Iris transplants by ZebraduckJul 20, 2017 2:34 PM12
Iris plants were cutback will they survive? by idreosJul 20, 2017 2:30 PM11
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Raised bed by creativecloverJul 20, 2017 1:39 PM8
Just received a box 😜 by RebekahJul 20, 2017 10:59 AM15
Interplanting iris clumps by Overgrown_suncityJul 19, 2017 6:04 PM9
This is an Ask NGA question! Green and Gifted Tall Bearded Iris Hybridizer question by lilpod13Jul 19, 2017 2:48 PM7
This is an Ask NGA question! Planting Bearded iris rhizomes in July by SwampGardenerJul 18, 2017 11:48 AM8
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Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDNJul 18, 2017 10:43 AM124
Seed disaster by PolymerousJul 17, 2017 12:23 AM7

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Talking about Miniature Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Honorabile'), SunnyBorders wrote:

Or are all 'Sans Souci' ?
http://www.historiciris.org/ar...

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Talking about Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bless You'), grannysgarden wrote:

The information about this iris shows an introduction date of 2014, before a registration date of 2016. Is that correct? Can an iris be introduced to the public before it is registered?

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Talking about Siberian Iris (Iris 'Sparkling Rose'), Paintedtrillium wrote:

I exhibited Sparkling Rose at our state Iris society a few years ago and won a first place blue ribbon over many modern hybrids. This is high praise for an iris registered nearly many decades ago. It is lovely.

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pinkity'), Polymerous wrote:

See this thread: The thread "For those of you who have 'Pinkity'" in Irises forum

The bottom line is that even though the AIS description and the hybridizer description do not mention PBF, per the hybridizer's daughter (Sheri Arevalo), 'Pinkity' "sure does have PBF". Per her father, the hybridizer, 'Pinkity' has a 1-1 1/4" "lavender" base (which he did not consider dark enough to be "purple").

I have submitted a plant detail edit to indicate that the plant has PBF, because it looks purple enough to me. (I have it planted next to 'Bloodline', which does not have PBF. 'Pinkity' clearly looks to have a purple base, in comparison.)

I have re-ordered 'Pinkity' (I originally bought it from the hybridizer's nursery, Blue J Iris) and will compare the basal foliage on the new rhizomes to those that I already have.

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Talking about Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Flaming Lips'), caitlinsgarden wrote:

This surprised me this year with it's strong chocolate color and very definite chocolate fragrance! I thought it was one of the "chocolate" varieties I planted in the recent past, but I found the tag and confirmed the name here.

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