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As a comment about Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Impressionist'), lovemyhouse wrote:

First year in my yard. No information yet on vigor, etc. Is planted in clay soil with a LOT of 2-3 inch rocks (think a previous owner many years ago had put in a parking pad there)
Name: Heather
Northwest Arkansas (Zone 6b)
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Dodecatheon3
May 24, 2014 1:28 PM CST
How is Impressionist doing for you this year? Vigorous or not? Good bud count?
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
May 24, 2014 1:31 PM CST
Not well, got some rot in the center of the rhizome--a first for any Iris ever in my yard. Not much increase, either. Both of which may have to do with where it was planted. I split it to send to two new homes to see if they have better success with it and put something else in it's place.
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Name: Heather
Northwest Arkansas (Zone 6b)
Irises Daylilies Echinacea Hellebores Native Plants and Wildflowers Xeriscape
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Dodecatheon3
May 25, 2014 5:05 AM CST
Thanks for the update! It's very helpful to know this information.
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
Dragonflies Dog Lover Bookworm I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover
Plays in the sandbox Butterflies Region: Texas Garden Sages I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member
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lovemyhouse
May 25, 2014 6:42 AM CST
My pleasure, Heather. Smiling
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