Irises forum: 2015 Dykes Medal winner - GYPSY LORD

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Name: Greg Hodgkinson
Hanover PA (Zone 6b)
Charter ATP Member Irises I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pennsylvania Region: Japan Garden Photography
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Misawa77
Aug 14, 2015 4:07 AM CST
Keith Keppel's 2006 introduction Gypsy Lord has won the 2015 AIS's Dykes Medal!

Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
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bluegrassmom
Aug 14, 2015 4:53 AM CST
I can see why! It has a beautiful bloom and it must also have good plant habits. Hurray!
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Name: Pam
Pennsylvania
Irises Keeps Horses Cat Lover Dog Lover Region: Pennsylvania
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Snork
Aug 14, 2015 6:58 AM CST
Finally!!! Hurray! Hurray! I tip my hat to you.
Name: Mary Ann
Western Kentucky (Zone 7a)
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Muddymitts
Aug 14, 2015 7:11 AM CST
I agree Pam! Thumbs up
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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Aug 14, 2015 8:02 AM CST
Quality prevails......one of my all time favorites.
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Name: Missy
SC (Zone 8a)
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Zazinnia
Aug 14, 2015 8:23 AM CST
It is a beauty! Hurray!
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and the story never ends." Lyrics by Bill and Gloria Gaither

Aint nothing flashing but the fireflies...lyrics by Paul Simon

Name: Eric Jarrett
Vale, NC (Zone 7b)
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EJarrett
Aug 14, 2015 9:08 AM CST
And I don't have it yet. Sighing!
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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Charter ATP Member Cottage Gardener Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: United Kingdom Region: Northeast US Irises
Region: United States of America
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irisarian
Aug 14, 2015 9:13 AM CST
MTB winner: 'Hot News'. From our iris club as well as Siberian winner 'Humors of Whiskey.' I don't know how to move photos over from the Iris encyclopedia.
Name: Eric Jarrett
Vale, NC (Zone 7b)
Beekeeper Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Region: North Carolina
EJarrett
Aug 14, 2015 9:35 AM CST
Here it is, Lucy.


Name: Eric Jarrett
Vale, NC (Zone 7b)
Beekeeper Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Region: North Carolina
EJarrett
Aug 14, 2015 9:39 AM CST
And here is Humors of Whiskey



Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Aug 14, 2015 10:13 AM CST
Thank you.
Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
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grannysgarden
Aug 14, 2015 10:21 AM CST
I need to add Hot News to my garden.
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: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Zencat
Aug 14, 2015 10:24 AM CST
I read that as 'Rumors of Whiskey' and wanted some. Guess we know where my mind is. Hilarious!
Name: Eric Jarrett
Vale, NC (Zone 7b)
Beekeeper Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Region: North Carolina
EJarrett
Aug 14, 2015 12:26 PM CST
Yeah, Celia. In my case, it would be the humor after whiskey. Big Grin
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
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lovemyhouse
Aug 14, 2015 1:12 PM CST
Hilarious! Hilarious! Hilarious!
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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
Aug 14, 2015 3:49 PM CST
I really love Humors of Whiskey! And Hot News is a garden must as Bonnie said.
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Aug 14, 2015 3:52 PM CST
Hot News is carried by Atiken's Salmon Creek Garden & the Humors of Whisky by introduces Joe Pye Weed.
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
Aug 15, 2015 6:01 AM CST
Thanks Lucy! My Aitken's order hasn't shipped yet - oh the temptation!
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
Irises Garden Photography I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Butterflies Birds
Cat Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Hummingbirder Plant Identifier
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Zencat
Aug 15, 2015 6:18 AM CST
I found there is an Irish musical piece called Humors of Whiskey. Short and very lively!
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
irises
Charter ATP Member Cottage Gardener Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: United Kingdom Region: Northeast US Irises
Region: United States of America
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irisarian
Aug 15, 2015 6:32 AM CST
probably the source for the name: They use a lot of 'fiddle' tunes.

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