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..... seems ive run afoul of watermark "etiquette" by TBMan Oct 2, 2017 7:19 AM 18
Iris in the desert? by KatyLLL Oct 1, 2017 7:07 AM 17
Superstition Iris 2017 Intros Sale! by Dachsylady86 Sep 27, 2017 9:38 AM 13
Is It Climate Change? by urania1 Sep 23, 2017 1:22 PM 8
This is an Ask NGA question! Cause of Iris leaf browning? by lilpod13 Sep 23, 2017 11:06 AM 18
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Just mad by arilbred Sep 19, 2017 6:48 PM 14
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My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Sep 19, 2017 8:52 AM 958
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2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Mother rhizomes (2017) and more are up for grabs by UndertheSun Sep 17, 2017 7:02 PM 18
2016 Stout's by UndertheSun Sep 17, 2017 9:10 AM 164
How long can iris last without water? by piksihk Sep 17, 2017 6:56 AM 17
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Sep 14, 2017 12:46 PM 303
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This is an Ask NGA question! Looking for a true sky blue iris.... by SherriRaye Sep 14, 2017 3:44 AM 36
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some seedlings of mine by TBMan Sep 13, 2017 7:39 PM 36
Question for the hybridizers by Polymerous Sep 12, 2017 11:42 PM 351
Bonus from Sutton iris by lilpod13 Sep 10, 2017 9:27 PM 7
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden Sep 10, 2017 9:17 PM 26
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Sep 10, 2017 8:04 PM 22
I want to share an interesting link with you all ...... by TBMan Sep 10, 2017 9:05 AM 5
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Sep 10, 2017 7:14 AM 783

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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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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Geo. J. Tribolet'), DaveinPA wrote:

Three suppliers all gave Mme. Henri Cayeux instead of the correct one. Seems to be among the lost varieties.

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