Irises forum: What are these?

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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
May 18, 2012 9:00 PM CST

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They resemble Pacificas, but they're twice as tall and the foliage stands upright rather than lying down the way it does on the Pacificas.

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Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

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PollyK
May 19, 2012 6:32 AM CST
Siberians. And surprisingly liking it there.
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
May 19, 2012 11:38 AM CST

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Surprisingly, indeed. I've planted so many and never seen them again afterward, so I assumed these couldn't be Siberians. Thanks, Polly.
Name: Evan
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eclayne
May 19, 2012 12:58 PM CST

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Really nice Zuzu. Is this a modern sib Polly?
Evan
Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

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PollyK
May 19, 2012 3:01 PM CST
Yes, the falls flare rather than fall.

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