May 11, 2015 5:52 PM CST
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Name: Shannon
Burkeville,Va (Zone 7a)
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I have these cute little ones blooming now the only problem I don't know Who they
are. Maybe y'all can help :)

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Any ideas I'm all ears!
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May 11, 2015 9:56 PM CST
Name: Lucy
Tri Cities, WA (Zone 6b)
Charter ATP Member Cottage Gardener Irises Region: Northeast US Region: United Kingdom Region: United States of America
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I think that Dark Chrystal purple extends all the way to the edge of the falls. Go to & click on the iris encyclopedia for it. It is at the bottom on the left.
May 12, 2015 5:10 AM CST
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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This is my Dark Crystal.

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May 12, 2015 6:41 AM CST
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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Debra got her Dark Crystal from me, and see the difference in how location changes things. Her's seems to have a lighter edge, and I don't see that as much on mine.

Another reason that pictures are not an accurate way to determine cultivars. It's only a part of the process.
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May 12, 2015 6:45 AM CST
Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
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I have some to suggest but it would really be wild guesses not knowing if they are SDB's or MDB's and if color in photos are correct. And like Tom said color and pattern will slightly vary from different regions. The third one is a bi-color and easier to narrow down that way.
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