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Any interest for bearded Iris seeds? by irisfirefighter Oct 30, 2017 12:02 AM 49
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yellow or buffy iris by DaisyDo Oct 25, 2017 1:59 PM 32
Iris graminea Eco Plum Pudding by quercusnut Oct 23, 2017 5:32 PM 7
Those darn squirrels! by piksihk Oct 23, 2017 12:37 PM 70
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20
Iris-Sisters Sale by UndertheSun Oct 22, 2017 2:50 PM 59
Hanover Fall 2017 report by Misawa77 Oct 18, 2017 2:39 PM 54
I give up by Pistil Oct 15, 2017 7:59 PM 5
Thoughts and prayers by lilpod13 Oct 14, 2017 9:20 PM 30
Irises WANTED by ATP members by Polymerous Oct 14, 2017 9:10 PM 94
What is your favorite iris? (that you currently own and have seen in bloom) :) by Grace_smith Oct 12, 2017 8:28 AM 58
Little envious of this garden by creativeclover Oct 12, 2017 8:25 AM 16
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Oct 11, 2017 1:48 PM 1,301
Is this Autumn Tryst? by Tienito Oct 11, 2017 10:02 AM 5
Favorite garden tools by UndertheSun Oct 11, 2017 2:16 AM 60
.... a orange seedling of mine by TBMan Oct 9, 2017 4:29 PM 12
ozark iris gardens by creativeclover Oct 9, 2017 2:47 PM 3
Garden blooms not in the database by iciris Oct 7, 2017 11:34 PM 22
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117

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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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