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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Mar 22, 2014 3:15 AM CST
We seem to have exhausted the purple pictures, maybe there are some nice orange ones or yellow ones to look at. I don't have a lot of them, Maybe I'll surpise myself when I go digging in the files, but here's a few to start off the fun.
Magic Raiment and Lushious Lace
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Aladins Flame and Brides Halow
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Cat Call and Brazilian Art

Dutch Custard and Easter Candy
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Expect Wonders and Fancy Brass
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Ginger Ice and French Riviera
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Glamour Pants and Going Dutch
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Greatful Heart and Material Girl
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Tempesto and Reckless Abandon
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Ring tone and Sofia
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Tying Yellow Ribbons and Zesting Lemons
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Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
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grannysgarden
Mar 22, 2014 3:37 AM CST
I LOVE 'Reckless Abandon'!!! It is on one of my list....somewhere..... 'Ginger Ice' and 'Sophia' are lovely!
I love my garden.... and Jesus, and coffee, and naps.......
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Muddymitts
Mar 22, 2014 6:07 AM CST
Oh my, Tom -- those are just lovely!! And I have *some* of them!! Green Grin!

I'll poke around and see what I can find by way of yellow or orange Iris pics.
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Mar 22, 2014 6:26 AM CST
NOID from the neighbors before they moved.
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NOID was here when I bought the house.
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NOID already here.
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Orange Harvest
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Not bearded, but bright.
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Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Mar 22, 2014 6:52 AM CST
Here I go with the medians again.
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Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Muddymitts
Mar 22, 2014 7:03 AM CST
Lovely, lovely, lovely!! Hurray!
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Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Muddymitts
Mar 22, 2014 7:06 AM CST
My NOID Apricot-Buff:
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and Clothed in Glory, which is glorious:


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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Mar 22, 2014 7:23 AM CST
Thanks for starting this thread Tom. I will spend some time looking through my folders today........Here are some medians....more later



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SDB Canary Isle......one of the few real oldies that I grow


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Island Sun and Scream...SDBs


SDB Scream


SDB Ultimate


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Island Sun clump...SDB


IB Butter Pecan


SDB My Cher

Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Greg Hodgkinson
Hanover PA (Zone 6b)
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Misawa77
Mar 22, 2014 7:27 AM CST
Tom - What is remarkable is that I am drawn to one of the older introductions in your amazing display. Bride's Halo by Mohr 1971. It is outstanding.

I also like Sofia which I tried to get last year and did not (so now it is on my list for this year for sure).

Bride's Halo is distinctive, crisp, and bright. It has the right amount of bright yellow on the edge. Lovey dubby Lovey dubby
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Mar 22, 2014 7:51 AM CST
Some nice ones everyone! Paul those are some nice IB seedlings! Like Rosa Brooks, very sweet, and Clothed in Glory looks a bit like Ring Tone.

Yes Greg, Bride's Halo is one of my favorite older ones. It might be a nice challenge for someone to try to re-create that nice clean yellow edge on a more modern ruffled bloom.
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Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
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crowrita1
Mar 22, 2014 9:34 AM CST
Nice pics of nice blooms, everyone ! Here's 3.....Banana Frappe
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Foxfire
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Tiger Honey
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.........................Arlyn
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
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crowrita1
Mar 22, 2014 9:40 AM CST
And 3 more...Corn Harvest
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Goldbeater
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Total Recall
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............................Arlyn
Name: Kent Pfeiffer
Southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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KentPfeiffer
Mar 22, 2014 12:05 PM CST

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tveguy3 said:
Yes Greg, Bride's Halo is one of my favorite older ones. It might be a nice challenge for someone to try to re-create that nice clean yellow edge on a more modern ruffled bloom.


Paul Black introduced 'Stolen Sweets' a few years ago, which could be considered a modern version of 'Bride's Halo'.



Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Mar 22, 2014 12:50 PM CST
Well, I might have known, lol looks good too.
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Mar 22, 2014 1:03 PM CST
it does
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Muddymitts
Mar 22, 2014 6:42 PM CST
Bengal Tiger:


Picasso Moon:


Amain:


Aura Light:


Smiling

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Name: Brad
iowa (Zone 5a)
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ARUBA1334
Mar 22, 2014 10:54 PM CST
WOW stunning pictures everybody Thumbs up really like yellow's and Orange's in the garden my eye is always drawn to those bright tropical colors before anything else and we are starting to see some patterns coming out in them that are new and exciting. These 1st two pictures are just random but what jumps out at me in them is the oranges and yellows, they really make a impact.
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Beach Dance & Flame Amber
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Emblematic & Parisian Dawn
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Totally Tropical & Novel Idea
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In Beauty & Victory Chant
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Cotillion Gown & Candy Colours
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Cruise To Autumn & Brilliance
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All My Dreams & Birthday Girl
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Brazilian Art & Original Cast
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Blushing & Winning Hand
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Nothing But Class & Uninhibited
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Chestnut's Roasting & Apricot Already
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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Mar 23, 2014 3:22 AM CST
I got Beach Dance, Cotillion Gown, Uninhibited & Flame Amber last summer, Now I'm excited to see them up close and personal. I see that I need to add Birthday girl and Chestnuts Roasting to my wish list. Oh my the list just keeps growing, I need to win the lottery. Guess I better start buying the tickets. Nice start to Sunday Morning. I'll be needing much more by noon I'm sure. Smiling
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Muddymitts
Mar 23, 2014 6:12 AM CST
Haute le Voiles:


Savannah Sunset:


Decadence:


Trade Secret:


Designer Art:


Terre de Fue:


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Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
crowrita1
Mar 23, 2014 8:09 AM CST
Well Tom, I've been thinking. Sticking tongue out ...if you buy some more property SOUTH of you, and I buy some more NORTH of me...and we do that a few times....We'll have one , HUGE iris garden Thumbs up ! And if Mary Ann wants in.. Whistling .well...it would REALLY be big, than ! Maybe I'll go down to the gas station this afternoon, and buy a few "quick-picks ". Hilarious! .....Arlyn

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