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Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Seller of Garden Stuff Irises Hostas Region: Kentucky Lilies Peonies
Region: United States of America Garden Photography Vegetable Grower Hummingbirder Cat Lover Heucheras
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bluegrassmom
Mar 15, 2020 12:15 PM CST
My profile pic is DRAMA QUEEN. It is my favorite D.

Bee Kind, make the world a better place.
Name: Elsa
Las Cruces, New Mexico (Zone 8a)
Region: New Mexico Region: United States of America Irises Region: Southwest Gardening Dog Lover
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GreenIris
Mar 15, 2020 4:10 PM CST
1. Dewucwhatic

2. Don't Doubt Dalton

3. Dan Laing

4. Diamond Ring
I think the people who grow Irises are about as special as the flower itself!
Name: Jane H.
Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Irises Birds Region: United States of America Region: Kentucky Clematis
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janielouy
Mar 15, 2020 5:00 PM CST
Thumb of 2020-03-15/janielouy/db10b2 Dusky Challenger
Thumb of 2020-03-15/janielouy/a6a71c Darcy's Choice
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My favorite photo of all times (today anyway) is Daring Deception!



Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Seller of Garden Stuff Irises Hostas Region: Kentucky Lilies Peonies
Region: United States of America Garden Photography Vegetable Grower Hummingbirder Cat Lover Heucheras
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bluegrassmom
Mar 15, 2020 6:04 PM CST
Yes, who doesn't like DUSKY CHALLENGER, DARCY'S CHOICE is a favorite here too.

DARING DECEPTION is on my Wish List Rolling my eyes.

DAUGHTER OF STARS is a favorite too.
Bee Kind, make the world a better place.
Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Seller of Garden Stuff Irises Hostas Region: Kentucky Lilies Peonies
Region: United States of America Garden Photography Vegetable Grower Hummingbirder Cat Lover Heucheras
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bluegrassmom
Mar 15, 2020 6:06 PM CST
Forgot to add DANGEROUS MOOD

Bee Kind, make the world a better place.
Name: Andrea
B.C. (Zone 5a)
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Irislady
Mar 15, 2020 6:20 PM CST

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I really like Dancing Star because it does well where I am in Canada and SDB Dragonet. It was so beautiful last spring
Name: daphne
san diego county, ca (Zone 10a)
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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shizen
Mar 15, 2020 6:53 PM CST
Thumb of 2020-03-16/shizen/85a2bc 'dazzle' in the foreground. Smiling

Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Seller of Garden Stuff Irises Hostas Region: Kentucky Lilies Peonies
Region: United States of America Garden Photography Vegetable Grower Hummingbirder Cat Lover Heucheras
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bluegrassmom
Mar 15, 2020 7:37 PM CST
Oh, I like your DRAGONET!! I do have one SDB that starts with D.

DAPPER
Bee Kind, make the world a better place.
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Irises Vegetable Grower Butterflies Region: Wisconsin Keeps Horses Cat Lover
Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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tveguy3
Mar 16, 2020 6:00 AM CST
Desert High
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Desert Trails
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Devilicious
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Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,"
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Peonies
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
Mar 16, 2020 7:57 AM CST
Elsa - So glad to see someone out there besides me has Dan Laing! Mine has recently gone a growing spurt.

Andrea - That is a gorgeous picture of Dragonet!
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Peonies
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
Mar 16, 2020 8:10 AM CST
Okay - have to start with my Blyth Dragons!

Dragon Dance:

Dragon Kiss (BB):


And love the duck!

Durham Dream is a supreme grower! Great space-ager named by Zurbrigg for the town I live in and he lived in late in life:


I have always been obsessed with Dipped In Dots:

"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
Garden Procrastinator Irises Bee Lover Butterflies Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: California
Cat Lover Deer Bulbs Foliage Fan Annuals Seed Starter
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evelyninthegarden
Mar 16, 2020 1:12 PM CST
Leslie ~ Great pictures! I especially like your Durham Dream!

"Luck favors the prepared mind." - Thomas Jefferson
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Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
Garden Procrastinator Irises Bee Lover Butterflies Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: California
Cat Lover Deer Bulbs Foliage Fan Annuals Seed Starter
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evelyninthegarden
Mar 16, 2020 1:29 PM CST
I have a few favorites in the "D" category...







"Luck favors the prepared mind." - Thomas Jefferson
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Mar 16, 2020 1:48 PM CST
This is an amazing iris. I've never seen a bad picture of it:
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Mar 16, 2020 1:50 PM CST
just beautiful.❤️
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Mar 16, 2020 1:52 PM CST
Another gorgeous iris:
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Mar 16, 2020 1:55 PM CST
An another one:
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
Garden Procrastinator Irises Bee Lover Butterflies Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: California
Cat Lover Deer Bulbs Foliage Fan Annuals Seed Starter
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evelyninthegarden
Mar 16, 2020 2:16 PM CST
Barbara ~ WOW! You have a lot of beautiful "D's"! Lovey dubby Lovey dubby Lovey dubby
"Luck favors the prepared mind." - Thomas Jefferson
Name: Jan Wax
Mendocino County, N. CA (Zone 9a)
I'm a semi-retired studio potter.
Hummingbirder Region: California Dog Lover Irises Organic Gardener Daylilies
Dahlias Garden Art Cat Lover Vegetable Grower Birds Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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janwax
Mar 16, 2020 3:46 PM CST
Many of my favorite D irises have already been listed, but here's a
lovely Ghio that's a favorite - Day on the Bay.



Life is a Gift !
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Los Altos, CA (Zone 9b)
Irises
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AndreaD
Mar 16, 2020 4:49 PM CST
I love Dangerous Mood, Dancing Ghost, and Daring Deception, but they have already been listed.
Some others I love are:

1. Disguise

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2. Dangerous Liaison

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3. Dinner Talk

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