Catagorizing Tall Bearded Iris - Knowledgebase Question

Milan, OH
Avatar for chartrant
Question by chartrant
October 31, 1999
Is there any difference between antique irises and heirloom irises?

Answer from NGA
October 31, 1999
Many people use the terms interchangeably but I think an argument could be made that an antique iris would have been hybridized prior to such and such a given date but that an heirloom iris could be any iris handed on over the years from gardener to gardener either in friendship or by sale. That doesn't exactly answer your question, but it's a start.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by Baja_Costero and is called "Tillandsia bloom"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.