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May 11, 2020 5:29 PM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Roses
Region: Maryland Region: Mid-Atlantic Container Gardener Winter Sowing
I got this beauty in trade, but it must have been mislabeled.
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May 11, 2020 7:09 PM CST
Name: Robin
Melbourne, Australia (Zone 10b)
Region: Australia Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Seed Starter
The Historic Iris Preservation Society is great for identifying historic irises. If you click on "Gallery" then "Photo Gallery" you can search for irises by several criteria including the colour of the standards, falls and beards.
https://www.historiciris.org
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May 11, 2020 7:28 PM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Roses
Region: Maryland Region: Mid-Atlantic Container Gardener Winter Sowing
Thank you: I think it's Autumn Rosemist: https://www.historiciris.org/l...

A rebloomer, too! Score!
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May 11, 2020 8:01 PM CST
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
Try to obtain an Autumn Rosemist from a reputable seller and grow it near your unknown. Then you can do a detailed comparison/confirmation. Bluebird Haven, Voss Iris, and Black Ridge have all had it.
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May 11, 2020 10:45 PM CST
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Dog Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers
You have been missed Dave. Welcome back.
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
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May 12, 2020 12:28 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
iciris said:You have been missed Dave. Welcome back.


I agree Hurray!
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May 12, 2020 1:02 AM CST
Name: Jeff
Chailey - UK, Melbourne - AU, (Zone 9a)
Irises Garden Photography Region: Australia Region: United Kingdom Multi-Region Gardener
Might be "King Tut"...

* https://www.historiciris.org/l...
* Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'King Tut')

or "Rameses" - photos vary a lot... some have this more pink-violet in the falls...
* https://www.historiciris.org/l...
* Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Rameses')
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or maybe one of the other 70 derivatives from King Tut:
* https://garden.org/plants/pare...

Sticking tongue out
www.chailey-iris.co.uk, www.holfordfarm.com
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May 17, 2020 10:14 PM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Roses
Region: Maryland Region: Mid-Atlantic Container Gardener Winter Sowing
Whichever it is, it's prolific--I've got 8 buds on the one stalk, three have bloomed already, two are blooming now. This is only its first year blooming here. It's close to three feet.

Happy to have it, hope to learn its real name. I sent an email to the person I believe sent it, but haven't heard back yet.
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May 19, 2020 11:24 PM CST
Name: Karin
Masterton New Zealand
https://photos.app.goo.gl/ I bought this Iris as Mulberry Rose, it isn't but could it be Acacia Rose? On this site the pic is not anything near the same as Historiciris.org site pic
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May 20, 2020 12:29 AM 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
Here's a better picture from wiki.irises
https://wiki.irises.org/TbAthr...

and one I found on a thread.. I'm guessing it's a cellphone picture as they tend to be color enhanced..
The thread "Merian Gardens in Basel (Bâle) Switzerland" in Irises forum

Different lighting, age of bloom, and cameras all can make a difference in pictures... But you're right, the one in our database looks very different... I don't grow it, so I can't say that it's wrong..
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May 7, 2021 1:48 PM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Roses
Region: Maryland Region: Mid-Atlantic Container Gardener Winter Sowing
Just for fun here's what it looks like this year (second year after transplanting). Colors are softer and blooms much bigger.

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May 7, 2021 1:49 PM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Roses
Region: Maryland Region: Mid-Atlantic Container Gardener Winter Sowing
I'm sorry, I wish I knew why it was sideways, it wasn't in my phone's camera roll
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May 7, 2021 1:52 PM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Roses
Region: Maryland Region: Mid-Atlantic Container Gardener Winter Sowing
Not expecting an ID by the way, just thought you might like to see (smile).
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May 7, 2021 1:56 PM CST
Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
Irises Butterflies Bee Lover Bulbs Cat Lover Region: Nebraska
lovesblooms said:Just for fun here's what it looks like this year (second year after transplanting). Colors are softer and blooms much bigger.

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Not sure why it is sideways, but this is a beautiful picture however you look at it! Smiling
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May 7, 2021 6:13 PM 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
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Here it is.
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May 7, 2021 7:34 PM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Roses
Region: Maryland Region: Mid-Atlantic Container Gardener Winter Sowing
Thank you!
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