Irises forum

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When Do Iris Flowers Open? by Jpari Jun 23, 2018 10:27 AM 8
Wish me luck!? by JLKelley Jun 22, 2018 5:16 PM 8
When making new iris beds, how do you arrange them? by evelyninthegarden Jun 22, 2018 4:48 PM 21
Species Iris are also borer infested by caitlinsgarden Jun 21, 2018 4:39 PM 12
I think I am too old for this. by caitlinsgarden Jun 21, 2018 3:39 PM 46
My new favorite iris growing now... by evelyninthegarden Jun 21, 2018 12:18 PM 36
Please ID this one for me by pirl Jun 20, 2018 4:08 PM 16
What to do with mother rhizomes? by Islandview Jun 20, 2018 3:01 PM 18
Least favorite Iris by JanWiltz Jun 18, 2018 4:21 PM 13
I am a newbie here in Pleasant Grove Utah by wisland Jun 18, 2018 10:19 AM 27
First bloom this spring by Brock_in_Maine Jun 17, 2018 4:06 PM 11
After well nigh 50 years of growing iris .................. by TBMan Jun 17, 2018 8:48 AM 87
Do iris growers have a place for bloom count? What cultivars have the most? by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2018 9:05 PM 14
Favorite Siberians by urania1 Jun 14, 2018 8:37 PM 6
Recording Zones for Rebloomers by urania1 Jun 14, 2018 5:54 PM 3
Are there any companion plants to irises that deter borers? by caitlinsgarden Jun 12, 2018 3:45 PM 3
Ground cover cloth under rows of irises? by caitlinsgarden Jun 12, 2018 9:53 AM 2
Probably not 'Jazzed Up'? by MrsBinWY Jun 11, 2018 8:05 PM 11
ID please by greenthumb99 Jun 11, 2018 7:56 PM 15
How to search for Veined Standards? by caitlinsgarden Jun 11, 2018 4:20 PM 1

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Rodney William Burns'), KarijBurns wrote:

How can I purchase a "Rodney william burns" iris? Also the "Sylvia Ann Burns" iris..

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Water Waltz'), LynNY wrote:

Another light blue iris, ho hum, right? NOT! This iris is HUGE, and it is really the blue of a slightly hazy sky. It has grown like gangbusters for me too. Did I say it was also deliciously ruffly, with great substance? When it bloomed this year for the first time, it literally made me gasp when I walked out in the garden in the morning.

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Reckless Abandon'), LynNY wrote:

Despite this iris' name, and its written description, it is incredibly elegant rather than garish. I highly recommend it!

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Good Looking'), LynNY wrote:

This is an iris that is so much nicer than the photos tend to show. What makes it a standout is the color, a smoky, misty medium purple that looks like something you'd choose for a velvet gown. It is a 1990's vintage so it lacks the intense ruffling (that I adore) of the newer iris, but the flowers are huge and once established it is a vigorous grower here for me in the northeast. Because of the color, it goes in any cut flower arrangement --- it was great as the "feature" with County Cork and Crimson Lights, but it could also be the background for a wilder selection, whether warm or cool colors. Gotta say, I love it!

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Talking about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bravery'), LynNY wrote:

When I saw the pictures of this iris, I knew I had to have it despite my general lack of success in keeping Joe Ghio's gorgeous irises alive in my rainy climate. This year, it bloomed. It is every bit as amazing as the picture --- no ---- more amazing. The flower is huge. It glows. It is worth every struggle to grow. If I were the person giving out the Wister Medal --- this would be a winner. Try it! It will leave you breathless.

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