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Apr 26, 2015 6:01 PM CST
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Rescue dogs: Angels with paws needi
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
At the Iris Society of Dallas Sale, this one seem to just leap into my hands. It wasn't me, I think it was otherworldly intervention or some such. Whistling Whistling I cannot find a photograph of it anywhere. Anybody grow it that has a photo they would post for me?

Blaring Gale
Introduced in 1992 by Wanda Dow.
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Blaring Gale')
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Apr 26, 2015 8:05 PM CST
Name: Mary Ann
Western Kentucky (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Irises Hummingbirder Hostas Keeps Horses Farmer
Daylilies I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Container Gardener Cat Lover Region: Kentucky Birds
So -- did it leap into your hands Deb? As in you took it home????
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Apr 26, 2015 8:08 PM CST
Thread OP
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Rescue dogs: Angels with paws needi
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
Yes, Mary Ann...(sad sigh)...I had no control over it...the pot was just there...in my hands...with no conscious decision on my part...and, of course, since it was there...I had to pay for it and take it to the car...that's in the rules... Whistling Whistling Whistling
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Apr 26, 2015 8:18 PM CST
Name: Mary Ann
Western Kentucky (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Irises Hummingbirder Hostas Keeps Horses Farmer
Daylilies I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Container Gardener Cat Lover Region: Kentucky Birds
Yes it is -- in big block print!!! Whistling
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Apr 26, 2015 8:44 PM CST
Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Irises Plant Identifier Hummingbirder Birds
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Cat Lover Butterflies Enjoys or suffers cold winters
Moral imperatives prevent us from putting them back once we have them. I've turned my back on a cart in more than one HD and had plants jump in! Whistling
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Apr 27, 2015 5:07 AM CST
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Region: North Carolina Peonies Enjoys or suffers hot summers
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Well they just know you all will take good care of them and so take matters into their own hands. Silly humans thinking we choose the iris....
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
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Apr 27, 2015 5:36 AM CST
Thread OP
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Rescue dogs: Angels with paws needi
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
Must be--especially as it is the only Iris I bought for myself. Big Grin
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Apr 27, 2015 1:21 PM CST
Thread OP
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Rescue dogs: Angels with paws needi
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
Leslie, thank you for the research. Forgot to say so on the other thread. Smiling


LOOK at the roots on this thing!
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Apr 27, 2015 2:30 PM CST
Name: Lucy
Tri Cities, WA (Zone 6b)
irises
Charter ATP Member Cottage Gardener Irises Region: Northeast US Region: United Kingdom Region: United States of America
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
should be great.
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Apr 27, 2015 5:55 PM CST
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Region: North Carolina Peonies Enjoys or suffers hot summers
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Wow. That is a happy rhizome!!!
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
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