William's Plant List

Plant Status Notes Events
Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Aria Cigana')
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Exceptionally Hardy Irises
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!
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Avalon Sunset')
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Exceptionally Hardy Irises
2015 Cayeux
Slow growing, but very reliable and healthy iris. Tolerates wet and cold really well here.
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dangerous Mood')
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Exceptionally Hardy Irises
2015 Cayeux
Lost one fan winter 2016/2017 otherwise an extremely strong growing cultivar. Gorgeous color but the stems could be stronger and the flower has poor form.
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Hook')
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TB
Exceptionally Hardy Irises
Iris4U 2017
Received 3 tiny increases that were individually planted. Survived the hard winter 2018 brilliantly, despite small rhizomes and late planting in a poor spot. In the end this turned out to be a wonderful grower, at least on fertile soil. We will see how it works on the sandbeds.
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Oregon Skies')
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Exceptionally Hardy Irises
2015 Cayeux
Very healthy and so far an easy bloomer. Small tough rhizomes.
Very good iris, but Absolute Treasure is better, so this one was removed.
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Paillasse')
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Iris Favorites
Exceptionally Hardy Irises
2015 Cayeux
A Favorite. Sturdy stems and big flower, comparable to modern cultivars. Healthy.
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Patchwork Puzzle')
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Iris Favorites
Exceptionally Hardy Irises
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.
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Purple Serenade')
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Iris Favorites
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.

Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Red Zinger')
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IB
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.
Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Zydeco Swing')
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IB
Exceptionally Hardy Irises
Reg: 2015 Bianco, Intro 2016?
(2016 Bianco)
The purple bud are decorative. Very small for an IB.