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Jun 14, 2020 2:37 PM CST
Name: Mary
Tennessee (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Peonies Native Plants and Wildflowers Irises Keeps Goats Dog Lover
Daylilies Composter Cat Lover Bulbs Butterflies Keeper of Poultry
Gosh, I still have a couple of ensata irises in bloom and my first box is already here courtesy of https://daylilyandiris.plantfa.... The rhizomes are large, healthy, and spotless. They were also generous with the bonuses: I ordered 5 irises and got 5 more. Yikes! I haven't made my planting chart yet. I did get some other plants this past week from Sooner Plant Farm. I was impressed with the size and vigor of their plants. They get a thumb from me.

Anyway ... so what did I receive in the first box ... drum roll:



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Jun 14, 2020 3:01 PM CST
Oklahoma (Zone 7a)
Keeps Horses Irises Region: Oklahoma Keeper of Poultry Roses Photo Contest Winner: 2016
Beautiful!!!! Such good prices buy one get one!
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Jun 18, 2020 1:32 AM CST
Name: Robin
Melbourne, Australia (Zone 10b)
Region: Australia Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Seed Starter
Wow! They were generous with the bonuses Thumbs up . I don't take up any bonus offers anymore due to a lack of space.
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Jul 2, 2020 4:19 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
I got my Box from Superstition today, wow some amazing rhizomes as usual.
I Ordered:
Outside The Lines
You're So Veined
Loco Coco
Dark Storm
Optic Overload
Bonuses:
Sea Of Darkness
Chihiahuan Desert
Hard To Resist
American Original

Hurray! I'm doing the happy dance! (but no tu tu, we don't need rain yet.) Smiling
Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,"
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Jul 2, 2020 4:53 PM CST
Los Altos, CA (Zone 9b)
Irises Region: Ukraine
Wow, Rick was generous with the bonuses! Thumbs up
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Jul 2, 2020 5:13 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
Yes, and they are such nice ones too. Smiling
Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,"
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Jul 2, 2020 5:38 PM CST
(Zone 9b)
Region: California Garden Ideas: Level 1
That's a great 4th of July present. Thumbs up
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Jul 2, 2020 6:06 PM CST
Name: daphne
san diego county, ca (Zone 10a)
Vermiculture Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Thumbs up tom Hurray!
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Jul 2, 2020 6:26 PM CST
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
Grandchildren are my greatest joy.
Annuals Enjoys or suffers cold winters Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Garden Procrastinator Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Plays in the sandbox
Tender Perennials Tomato Heads The WITWIT Badge Region: Utah Vegetable Grower Hybridizer
I bought iris for the first time in several years and my Superstition order came today. To many to list but they are huge, healthy and nice bonuses. My garden helpers are coming tomorrow to plant them while I supervise. We planted 25 daylilies. When I say we planted it means Clint planted and I watched.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
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Jul 2, 2020 9:16 PM CST
Name: Elsa
Las Cruces, New Mexico (Zone 8a)
Dog Lover Irises Region: New Mexico Region: Southwest Gardening Region: United States of America
tveguy3 said:I got my Box from Superstition today, wow some amazing rhizomes as usual.
I Ordered:
Outside The Lines
You're So Veined
Loco Coco
Dark Storm
Optic Overload
Bonuses:
Sea Of Darkness
Chihiahuan Desert
Hard To Resist
American Original

Hurray! I'm doing the happy dance! (but no tu tu, we don't need rain yet.) Smiling


My Chihuahua Desert bloomed this Spring and I really loved it!!!
I get bored easy and Irises Don’t Bore Me!!!
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Jul 2, 2020 9:17 PM CST
Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
Irises Butterflies Bee Lover Bulbs Cat Lover Region: Nebraska
Christmas in July!! Smiling
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Jul 2, 2020 11:12 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
Paul2032 said:I bought iris for the first time in several years and my Superstition order came today. To many to list but they are huge, healthy and nice bonuses. My garden helpers are coming tomorrow to plant them while I supervise. We planted 25 daylilies. When I say we planted it means Clint planted and I watched.


Paul ~ That is wonderful! (I need a garden helper!) nodding (Green with envy!)

Hey, let us see your list.
"Luck favors the prepared mind." - Thomas Jefferson
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Jul 2, 2020 11:47 PM CST
(Zone 9b)
Region: California Garden Ideas: Level 1
Paul got one too! Thumbs up
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Jul 3, 2020 4:19 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
Paul, so nice that you have a helper! Enjoy your new irises.
When I saw pictures of Chihuahua Desert posted on here, I thought, darn, I should have ordered that one, so when I saw it in the box, I was pretty happily surprised. Smiling
Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,"
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Jul 3, 2020 9:47 AM CST
Name: Derylin
Louisville ,Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Amaryllis Vegetable Grower Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Peonies Irises Houseplants
Hibiscus Herbs Dog Lover Daylilies Cat Lover Region: Kentucky
I agree very exciting when it is box time!
I am looking forward to several + boxes in a few weeks Big Grin
Wish I also had a helper!
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Jul 3, 2020 5:02 PM CST
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
Grandchildren are my greatest joy.
Annuals Enjoys or suffers cold winters Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Garden Procrastinator Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Plays in the sandbox
Tender Perennials Tomato Heads The WITWIT Badge Region: Utah Vegetable Grower Hybridizer
I would love to have all the money back which I have spent on iris over the last 30+ years. Many were introductions which I didn't think I could live without. A few years ago I broke a hip and spent 3 months in assisted living and several more months trying to get to do things which were formally easy. Also I was the care giver for two years for my dear late wife. My garden suffered, turned into a weedy mess and I gave up, Now I'm feeling better but can't use a shovel or get down to weed but I lucked into two teenagers who help me so I can take pride in my flowers and garden. Yesterday we planted 32 Marriot daylilies from Schrieners. Tomorrow morning is iris planting day. Early so it won't be too hot. I've ordered a number of things including iris, peonies and Daylilies. In iris I tried to stay in the $10 range and ordered things which I had grown before and loved or seen pictures of or listened to other people opinions. A good friend, Blossom on NGA grows 750 cultivars and generously let me choose some when I visited her lovely garden, I ordered things like Reckless Abandon, Starring, Picture Book, Blue Bird of Happiness, My Beloved, Better Than Butter. Just Witchery, and a number of others. The Superstition Garden order is here and I would recommend them to newbies and long time growers. We dug up more lawn to enlarge beds and added compost and fertilizer and tilled it in. I'll watch them grow and wait for spring to see them bloom. I told my Dr,.....my cousin.....that he had to keep me alive for a few more years so I can see lots of bloom Whistling Shrug! Crossing Fingers!
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
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Jul 3, 2020 5:11 PM CST
Name: Jan Wax
Mendocino County, N. CA (Zone 9a)
I'm a semi-retired studio potter.
Dog Lover Hummingbirder Organic Gardener Daylilies Region: Ukraine Region: California
Irises Dahlias Garden Art Cat Lover Vegetable Grower Birds
Paul, I loved your post! (and can so relate). I justify the garden expense with, hey, the money's not going for illicit drugs or gambling!! nodding nodding nodding Just nice wholesome beautiful gardening!

If there's anything I have that you'd like. just message me.
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Jul 3, 2020 5:17 PM CST
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
Grandchildren are my greatest joy.
Annuals Enjoys or suffers cold winters Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Garden Procrastinator Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Plays in the sandbox
Tender Perennials Tomato Heads The WITWIT Badge Region: Utah Vegetable Grower Hybridizer
Jan....thanks for the kind comment. This spring I thought to myself that my Daughter and Son and their mates have good paying jobs and stay out of debt. I decided to spend some of the inheritance on plants. I got a T-Shirt that reads "All I need is this plant and that other plant, and those plants over there, and........"
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
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Jul 3, 2020 5:52 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
janwax said:If there's anything I have that you'd like. just message me.


Paul ~ Same goes for me. I have also had a rough year, I broke my ankle in the garden last fall, and had to stay off of it for 3 months. I had one of those "boots"and I probably walked with it too much as it seemed to put my hips out of balance so I then got sciatica in the other leg!

Anyway, I am now dividing irises and rehoming others so I can make room for my hundred plus seedlings. Yes, my first iris purchase was just 2 years ago, and I made a few crosses as well. Probably not the thing to start for an old woman. nodding

Anyway, please look at my plant list and let me know if there are any that you want. If some are not ready, I can put them on hold until they are.
"Luck favors the prepared mind." - Thomas Jefferson
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Jul 3, 2020 8:05 PM CST
Name: Derylin
Louisville ,Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Amaryllis Vegetable Grower Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Peonies Irises Houseplants
Hibiscus Herbs Dog Lover Daylilies Cat Lover Region: Kentucky
Paul,
I want a t shirt like yours!
Sounds like me and I think a lot of others on this forum!!
I ,too,, would have a lot more money if I had not spent it on iris ,and now daylilies,not to mention other plants.However, the beauty of the blooms has brought me a lot of joy over the years.I also love picking out what I am going to order each year, planting it ,the anticipation, and, then the excitement of seeing it bloom for the very first time.So I guess all and all, it has been worth the $ I've spent.I am just sorry I can't take care of all of it as well I was once able to do.

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