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May 10, 2020 3:58 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
I received this from Sutton's as Glamazon, which it is clearly not.

Could it be Elizabethan Age?
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May 10, 2020 6:59 PM CST
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Dog Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers
evelyninthegarden said:I received this from Sutton's as Glamazon, which it is clearly not.

Could it be Elizabethan Age?
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Edit: I was looking to see if the pictures in the database had more tan in the standards.
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May 10, 2020 8:45 PM CST
Name: daphne
san diego county, ca (Zone 10a)
Vermiculture Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
evelyn, the falls have a similar look and feel as 'elizabethan age', but your standards have that yellowish cast which makes them appear more tan. i wish i had 'ea' to share so you could grow it side-by-side. Sad good luck. did you contact the grower?
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May 10, 2020 10:09 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
Daphne ~ Yes, I contacted Sutton's as soon as I discovered that it was not Glamazon. I notice that they are not carrying it now, this year.

Thank you for your input. Maybe someone else may have an idea. Hopefully I will hear back from Sutton's. Also, I was not happy with Spring Wings.

This is their picture of it: Then My picture:



It is advertised as blue!
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May 11, 2020 1:43 PM CST
Name: daphne
san diego county, ca (Zone 10a)
Vermiculture Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Confused Sad sorry evelyn. i'd be baffled and disappointed, too.
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May 11, 2020 4:24 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
Well, the first one is pretty, even if I can't ID it. However, I am disappointed in Spring Wings. I got an email saying that Glamazon will be replaced. No ID was offered for the first one. Differences in "cameras" was explained for Spring Wings.
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May 11, 2020 7:06 PM CST
Name: Robin
Melbourne, Australia (Zone 10b)
Region: Australia Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Seed Starter
It's a shame Spring Wings didn't look like the photo. In Sutton's photo, the foliage looks more blue too.
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May 12, 2020 11:22 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
Maybe it is Montemartre?



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I'll wait and take more pictures. This is blooming in a one gallon pot!
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May 13, 2020 5:45 AM CST
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Region: North Carolina Peonies Enjoys or suffers hot summers
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
It is definitely not Montmartre. The standards are all wrong. There are other iris similar to Elizabethan Age, such as Celtic Tartan, etc. Did you look on Sutton's site to see if they sell one similar to your NoID? Were your pics of newly opened blooms? Some, like Stage Lights, fade and then would have lighter standards.

Also, it really doesn't surprise me that Spring Wings looks purple in full sun. Most blues look purple in certain light. And even the bluer database picture has a purple cast. I think Absolute Treasure is the only one in my garden that stays blue most of the time.
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May 13, 2020 11:47 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
Leslie ~ Yes, I immediately went to their website to see if I could find it, but to no avail. Then I checked all the luminatas in our database...still not a match.
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May 13, 2020 11:57 AM CST
(Zone 9b)
Region: California Garden Ideas: Level 1
They have Elizabeth Age listed and it sure does look like it.
https://www.suttoniris.com/col...

I have a luminata that I have been unable to identify too. So I just enjoy it as lumi-noid now.
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May 13, 2020 2:31 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
Rob ~ That's a good one! Luminoid! Hilarious!
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May 13, 2020 2:34 PM CST
Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
Irises Butterflies Bee Lover Bulbs Cat Lover Region: Nebraska
I agree Hilarious!
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May 13, 2020 9:12 PM CST
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Birds Bulbs Region: California Dragonflies Foliage Fan Irises
Keeper of Poultry Roses Photo Contest Winner: 2015
Lip Service?
The buds would have purple on them..
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May 13, 2020 9:45 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
Sherry ~ Thank you. I will check, if there are any more buds, that is...
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