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Image Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Aria Cigana')
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2016 Bianco
A splendid free flowering cultivar. Tolerant of wet and cold during winter and very beautiful in the garden. In 2018, after the extremely cold and wet summer 2017, 11 of 17 fans bloomed and this in a less than ideal iris location!
Image Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Avalon Sunset')
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2015 Cayeux
Slow growing, but very reliable and healthy iris. Tolerates wet and cold really well here.
Image Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dangerous Mood')
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2015 Cayeux
Lost one fan winter 2016/2017 otherwise an extremely strong growing cultivar. Gorgeous but the stems could be stronger.
Image Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Murder Mystery')
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Laymont 2017 Bonus, Strong grower, seems hardy so far.
Image Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Oregon Skies')
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2015 Cayeux
Very healthy and so far an easy bloomer. Small tough rhizomes.
Introduced in 1936. Still a stunning iris and a personal favorite Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Paillasse')
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2015 Cayeux
A Favorite. Sturdy stems and big flower, comparable to modern cultivars. Healthy.
A rather faboulus iris... Very late to bloom so extends the seaso Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Patchwork Puzzle')
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Laymont 2017. Survived a very difficult first winter in a location that many irises rotted in, and managed to bloom in its first spring. A favorite. Very late bloomer.
Image Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Purple Serenade')
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Exceptionally Hardy Irises
2016 Cayeux
Huge flowers that really draws the eye. Big rhizomes that so far have been very resilient against soft rot. Growth is slow, but steady.
A favorite.

Image Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Red Zinger')
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Exceptionally Hardy Irises
Black 1985
(2015 Bulbs.se)
Spring planted. Bloomed the same year.
Healthy and with rampant growth. Very reliable bloomer with many flowers per stem for an IB and good resistance to leaf spot.
Image Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Vlastelin Kolets')
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2016 Bianco
First bloom 2017 - but the single bloom never opened properly. 3 stems 2018, properly opened. Beautiful, but the flowers are short lived.
Image Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Zydeco Swing')
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Exceptionally Hardy Irises
Reg: 2015 Bianco, Intro 2016?
(2016 Bianco)
The purple bud are decorative. Very small for an IB.

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