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Name: Neal Linville
Winchester, KY (Zone 6a)
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gemini_sage
Dec 30, 2014 12:12 PM CST
Bonnie, I don't believe I had any luminatas until planting a couple of new ones this summer. In browsing the data base pics, I've run across many I love! Does luminata mean "lit from within"? ...or white or light colored inside?...or however you would say that, LOL.
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Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
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grannysgarden
Dec 30, 2014 12:17 PM CST
they do seem to have a luminous glow from within. The ones I like the most are white with the color washed over them. Even the edges of the standards and falls are rimmed in white giving the look of having an inner light source. Can you imagine a row of luminatas just as dawn breaks. smiles
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Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Peonies
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
Dec 30, 2014 12:37 PM CST
Thanks all for the kind words about my pic. Smiling

Neil - I only had one luminata before this fall, Montmartre, and boy does it stand out. I think your use of "glow from within" really captures the presence they have when seen in person. Can't wait to see how my new luminatas do this spring!
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Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Irises Keeper of Poultry Roses Dragonflies Birds
Bulbs Foliage Fan Photo Contest Winner: 2015
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Henhouse
Dec 30, 2014 12:52 PM CST
I've read a few different descriptions on luminata, but I like how you described it Neal. "Lit from within".

I guess I need to get 'Lightshine' to add to the trilogy. (Got both 'Starship Enterprise' & 'Rainbow High' this year)

Keppel also has 'Mercury Rising' which is also from the Starship breeding, and would look nice w/ any of the above.


'Three Ring Circus' is another child whose pictures look nice...


Interesting to see the children...

and 'Voyager' too.
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Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Dec 30, 2014 7:21 PM CST
luminata is sort of a plicata in reverse. they were called 'fancy' years ago. 'Moonlit Sea' was one of the early named ones. Lighted within is a good description.
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Peonies
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
Dec 30, 2014 9:23 PM CST
I really like Voyager. Thumbs up
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
Name: Marilyn
Central California (Zone 9b)
Region: California Bee Lover Butterflies Birds Enjoys or suffers hot summers Composter
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Moiris
Dec 30, 2014 9:49 PM CST
I like Voyager too! Thumbs up

Name: Marilyn
Central California (Zone 9b)
Region: California Bee Lover Butterflies Birds Enjoys or suffers hot summers Composter
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Moiris
Dec 30, 2014 11:04 PM CST
Brad, gorgeous photos you posted 2 days ago. I especially like First Pick and Berry Fulfilling, although Smoky Dawn is beautiful too (as are all of them! Hilarious! )
Name: Brad
iowa (Zone 5a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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ARUBA1334
Dec 30, 2014 11:47 PM CST
Marilyn Thank You.. glad you like Rainbow High we have Loved that one since it first came out the beards are Awesome on it !! A clump of that one is impressive.
Name: Marilyn
Central California (Zone 9b)
Region: California Bee Lover Butterflies Birds Enjoys or suffers hot summers Composter
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Moiris
Dec 31, 2014 1:27 AM CST
Ok...now for my Schreiner's list. These are the ones I have.

2013
Amity Reserve


Avalon Sunset


Badlands


Best Bet


Blackalicious

Breakers


Cascadian Rhythm


Celebration Song


Change Of Pace


Changing Seasons


Diamond Bracelet

Dusky Challenger


Dynamite


Fashion Queen


Feature Attraction


Fine Wine


Fortunate Son


Harvest Maiden


Hello Darkness


High Chaparral


Jewel Tone


Laced Cotton

Lovely Senorita


Magical Encounter


Merlot


Play With Fire


Rhinelander


Rip City


Saturday Night Live


Superstition


Swingtown


Titan's Glory


War Chief


World Premier


2014

Care To Dance


Cowboy Caviar


Dangerous Liaison


Dangerous Mood


Downtown Brown


Little Buccaneer (tentative ID)


Showcase *


Splatter Art

Urban Cowgirl


Who Needs A Prince


* Thanks to a generous ATP member

After looking at these I noticed this group is heavy on the Reds, Purples, Blues and Blacks. Just turned out that way... Shrug!
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Irises Keeper of Poultry Roses Dragonflies Birds
Bulbs Foliage Fan Photo Contest Winner: 2015
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Henhouse
Dec 31, 2014 1:51 AM CST
Nice collection Marilyn! Hurray!
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
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Calif_Sue
Dec 31, 2014 2:03 AM CST

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I agree And I too favor those rich deeper colors. Thumbs up
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UndertheSun
Dec 31, 2014 2:56 AM CST
I agree Great collection! Thumbs up

Looking forward to seeing your Spring photos!
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Dec 31, 2014 4:08 AM CST
Fortunate Son looks like one I need to have. Smiling
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Name: Mary Ann
Western Kentucky (Zone 7a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
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Muddymitts
Dec 31, 2014 7:43 AM CST
Beautiful collection, Marilyn!!
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Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Peonies
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
Dec 31, 2014 9:13 AM CST
You have some really beautiful reds Marilyn! Schreiner's always is good for a red one.
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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Irises Vegetable Grower Butterflies Region: Wisconsin Keeps Horses Cat Lover
Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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tveguy3
Dec 31, 2014 11:15 AM CST
Here's a few of my Schrieners
Alsea Falls
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Showcase

Burnt Toffee

Pledge Allegiance

Breakers
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Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,"
Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
Region: United States of America Region: Arkansas Master Gardener: Arkansas Irises Plant and/or Seed Trader Moon Gardener
Garden Ideas: Master Level Dragonflies Bulbs Garden Art Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Gardens in Buckets
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grannysgarden
Dec 31, 2014 11:18 AM CST
As usual Tom, your selections are awesome. Pledge Allegiance looks to be a bit bluer than Breakers.
Thro' all the tumult and the strife I hear the music ringing; It finds an echo in my soul— How can I keep from singing?
Name: Marilyn
Central California (Zone 9b)
Region: California Bee Lover Butterflies Birds Enjoys or suffers hot summers Composter
Annuals Dog Lover Cat Lover Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Moiris
Dec 31, 2014 11:30 AM CST
Fortunate Son didn't bloom for me it's first year, so hopefully I'll get to see it this year. I just love the purple beard on it! For those of you who appreciate the older form on their irises Jewel Tone is absolutely gorgeous. My picture only hints at it's beauty, maybe I can get a better one this year. And Play With Fire surprised me, it's color was not too far from the color of Chestnuts Roasting...a very warm, almost brown tone to it's color. Rhinelander was the last of my collection to bloom, so it's definitely a late bloomer. ATP does not have a photo of Diamond Bracelet and I accidentally missed the photo on Laced Cotton, they are both Whites that I hope will bloom this year.
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
Dec 31, 2014 12:44 PM CST
Beautiful photograph of Breakers, Tom. Thumbs up

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