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Mar 13, 2020 10:38 PM CST
Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Birds Hummingbirder Hybridizer Irises Lilies Peonies
Sempervivums Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America Vegetable Grower Hostas Heucheras
Another favorite dark is BLACK MAGIC WOMAN


A pretty dwarf that I am looking forward to seeing is BIG BLUE EYES


BLUEBERRY BLISS does well.
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Mar 14, 2020 12:51 AM CST
Los Altos, CA (Zone 9b)
Irises Region: Ukraine
I really like Black Magic Woman and Blueberry Bliss, too. They both have performed well for me.

Some of my favorites starting with "B" are:

Berserk

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Boundless - This subtly colored beauty blooms early and then reblooms.

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Mar 14, 2020 4:04 AM CST
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Butterflies Vegetable Grower Keeper of Poultry Irises Keeps Horses Dog Lover
Daylilies Cat Lover Region: Wisconsin Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,"
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Mar 14, 2020 5:24 AM CST
Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Birds Hummingbirder Hybridizer Irises Lilies Peonies
Sempervivums Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America Vegetable Grower Hostas Heucheras
I really like BERSERK'S bright orange beard. I am drawn to those for some reason.

Nice ones Tom. This thread may be dangerous to my pocket book. Rolling my eyes.

This is one that I added last year from Iris City Gardens. I love the pictures on here. I hope it does well.
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Mar 14, 2020 11:33 AM CST
Name: Elsa
Las Cruces, New Mexico (Zone 8a)
Dog Lover Irises Region: New Mexico Region: Southwest Gardening Region: United States of America
1. Butterfly Affair

2. Blues Clues


Ahh Hah. I think I see a pattern above!

Edited to add two more I thought of:
3. Beauty Within

4. Bahama Blues
I think the people who grow Irises are about as special as the flower itself!
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Mar 14, 2020 11:41 AM CST
Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
Irises Region: Ukraine Garden Procrastinator Bee Lover Butterflies Plant and/or Seed Trader
Region: California Cat Lover Deer Bulbs Foliage Fan Annuals
"Luck favors the prepared mind." - Thomas Jefferson
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Mar 14, 2020 12:06 PM CST
Name: Elsa
Las Cruces, New Mexico (Zone 8a)
Dog Lover Irises Region: New Mexico Region: Southwest Gardening Region: United States of America
EV: I really really love your Blue Oasis pic.
I think the people who grow Irises are about as special as the flower itself!
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Mar 14, 2020 2:25 PM CST
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Dog Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers
Just love this one:
I'm hoping I see this one this year if not I might go :
Another favorite❤️
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
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Mar 14, 2020 2:57 PM CST
Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Birds Hummingbirder Hybridizer Irises Lilies Peonies
Sempervivums Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America Vegetable Grower Hostas Heucheras
I think I am going berserk, over BERSERK lol. Lovely one, BRAVERY has been on my Wish List a while too.
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Mar 14, 2020 3:08 PM CST
Name: Elsa
Las Cruces, New Mexico (Zone 8a)
Dog Lover Irises Region: New Mexico Region: Southwest Gardening Region: United States of America
Barbara: Ohhh I forgot about Bravery but yes, it is amazing!!!!
I think the people who grow Irises are about as special as the flower itself!
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Mar 14, 2020 3:14 PM CST
Los Altos, CA (Zone 9b)
Irises Region: Ukraine
Here are two more irises with a "B" that I really like.

BON APPETIT - I just love these colors

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BLOWING KISSES -



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Mar 14, 2020 4:40 PM CST
Name: Robin
Melbourne, Australia (Zone 10b)
Region: Australia Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Seed Starter
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Mar 14, 2020 5:07 PM CST
Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Birds Hummingbirder Hybridizer Irises Lilies Peonies
Sempervivums Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America Vegetable Grower Hostas Heucheras
Wow, BLACK SUITED sure does look totally black. Most of my dark ones have a purple undertint. Sighing!
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Mar 14, 2020 5:56 PM CST
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Dog Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers
The gophers got my Black Suited. Crying I'll be looking to buy it this year. nodding
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
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Mar 14, 2020 6:29 PM CST
Name: Jane H.
Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Birds Region: Kentucky Clematis Daylilies Irises Region: United States of America
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Born This Way is really more peachy than this photo shows and more violet than purple. I haven't gotten a good photo of it recently.
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Mar 14, 2020 7:19 PM CST
Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Birds Hummingbirder Hybridizer Irises Lilies Peonies
Sempervivums Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America Vegetable Grower Hostas Heucheras
Hi, Jane Welcome! That is a nice group, my favorite I think is BORN THIS WAY.

Looking thru my Bs, I had forgotten BRILLIANT IDEA. I just love the bright beard on it!



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Mar 14, 2020 10:05 PM CST
Name: Jan Wax
Mendocino County, N. CA (Zone 9a)
I'm a semi-retired studio potter.
Dog Lover Region: California Organic Gardener Daylilies Irises Hummingbirder
Dahlias Garden Art Cat Lover Vegetable Grower Birds Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Mar 14, 2020 11:13 PM CST
Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
Irises Region: Ukraine Garden Procrastinator Bee Lover Butterflies Plant and/or Seed Trader
Region: California Cat Lover Deer Bulbs Foliage Fan Annuals
Better than Butter was outstanding in its first year bloom. Thank you Andrea!

"Luck favors the prepared mind." - Thomas Jefferson
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Mar 15, 2020 12:57 PM CST
Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
Irises Region: Ukraine Garden Procrastinator Bee Lover Butterflies Plant and/or Seed Trader
Region: California Cat Lover Deer Bulbs Foliage Fan Annuals
"Luck favors the prepared mind." - Thomas Jefferson
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Mar 15, 2020 4:49 PM CST
Los Altos, CA (Zone 9b)
Irises Region: Ukraine
evelyninthegarden said:Better than Butter was outstanding in its first year bloom. Thank you Andrea!



I'm really glad it did well for you, Evelyn. I was going to list it among my favorite "B" irises and forgot.

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