Irises forum: Need ID Help For Two Irises

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Name: Avedon
NE Tex (Zone 8a)
Daylilies Cat Lover Hummingbirder Region: Texas Salvias Bee Lover
Apr 23, 2013 9:21 AM CST
I think this lovely iris is Rebecca Anne. The white iris could be any one of several whites I used to have, but the only name I can remember is Immortality, and I know that reblooms in the fall. I have never seen this one rebloom, but that may be because of weather or growing conditions. Any help is appreciated.

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Rebecca Anne?

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Unknown white iris
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Apr 23, 2013 9:33 AM CST
I'd say you are 100% on Immortality, and 95% on Rebecca Anne. Immortality is SUPPOSED to be the "reblooming wonder", but last fall was the first time in about 15 years of growing it that it put up fall stalks for me! Just before the bud opens it has a decidedly blueish cast to it, almost making you think the flower will be sky blue, and then, suprise ! It's white !...Arlyn I tip my hat to you.
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
Charter ATP Member Cottage Gardener Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: United Kingdom Region: Northeast US Irises
Region: United States of America
Apr 24, 2013 6:04 AM CST
Immortality has the yellow beard.
Name: Dot or Dorothy Parker
Fort Worth TX (Zone 8a)
Lilies Pollen collector Container Gardener Butterflies Birds Plant and/or Seed Trader
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Texas Daylilies Irises Cat Lover Enjoys or suffers hot summers
May 2, 2013 4:15 PM CST
I used to grow Rebecca Anne, it looks like it to me. Immortality did not do well for me at all, much less rebloom. It had to go.


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