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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
Sep 1, 2015 8:52 AM CST
Thanks so much for posting all the lovely iris of late! My want list is increasing and (to quote Rob) it's all your fault! Smiling

I am especially glad to see Tuscan Glow because I have been trying to find out who will be carrying it. First saw it posted on Stout's facebook page - they were discussing it, but didn't have it this year. You shot your pick at Keith Keppels so that gives me a lead! Hurray!

Now I want Thrillionaire too..... Sighing!
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
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
Sep 1, 2015 9:28 AM CST
Up until now, Brad has been my primary enable...uh, persuader with his Iris photographs, but the images Kent has been posting from Keppel's garden have made me--not suggested to me, but MADE me--add five more to the wish list. Thrillionaire is one of them for me, as well, Leslie. Taylor Louise is another and I don't care for pink Iris! {{shaking head}} I guess am going to have to make an icon for Kent like I did for Brad and Tom. Shrug! Hilarious!
It’s okay to not know all the answers.
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
Sep 1, 2015 9:40 AM CST
I think that would be in order Debra! Hilarious!
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
Name: Jan Wax
Mendocino County, N. CA (Zone 9a)
I'm a semi-retired studio potter.
Hummingbirder Region: California Dog Lover Irises Organic Gardener Daylilies
Dahlias Garden Art Cat Lover Vegetable Grower Birds Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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janwax
Sep 1, 2015 11:01 AM CST
Photographs can be the allies of irises! A good photo will sell me every time.
It always surprises me when a grower neglects to get really good photographs.
Life is a Gift !
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
Sep 1, 2015 1:35 PM CST
I agree with that Jan. That is when they should hire people like Kent and Brad to take pictures of their iris.
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
Name: Richard or Shawn
Joshua Tree (Zone 9a)
Birds Irises Ponds Orchids
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creativeclover
Sep 1, 2015 1:38 PM CST
If the photo looks good, were more apt to go for it. I know there's been a view irises I have really like and wanted to get cause themphote
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
Sep 1, 2015 7:45 PM CST
Have you SEEEN what he posted tonight? I had to add two more to the wish list, including this one. Leslie, it has Thrillionaire as a parent. Big Grin
It’s okay to not know all the answers.
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
Sep 1, 2015 9:10 PM CST
Lovey dubby oh my. I now want them both!
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
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
Sep 1, 2015 10:14 PM CST
I'm going to be wearing out the 2016 Keppel catalogue to itty bitty shreds. Shrug! Big Grin
It’s okay to not know all the answers.
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
Sep 4, 2015 7:50 PM CST
Added two more to my wish list tonight...sigh...gotta work on that enabler icon tomorrow...sigh... Shrug! Hilarious! Hilarious! Hilarious!



Almost put this one BACK on my wish list, but still on the fence even with Kent's photograph:


Will now be looking at Mt. Pleasant Iris in 2016, as well as Keppel... Sticking tongue out
It’s okay to not know all the answers.
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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
Sep 4, 2015 8:10 PM CST
Greg first posted shots of Blackbeard's Daughter last year and I still want it. I hope the Hester's do have it next year!!
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
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
Sep 4, 2015 8:12 PM CST
I think Belle Fille was a new intro for Aitken's this year. I would love to see more pics of it.
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
Name: Charlotte
Salt Lake City, Utah (Zone 7a)
genealogist specializing in French
Irises Region: Utah Hostas Bulbs Heucheras Butterflies
cbunny41
Sep 5, 2015 2:11 AM CST
Luminatas have not gotten to me in the past, but Belle Fille has. It goes on my list. Thumbs up
Name: Charlotte
Salt Lake City, Utah (Zone 7a)
genealogist specializing in French
Irises Region: Utah Hostas Bulbs Heucheras Butterflies
cbunny41
Sep 5, 2015 2:18 AM CST
Leslie,

Look at the database; Kent's is the 11th picture. Some are more toward red, but reading the description, the blue pictures seem more accurate.
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Sep 7, 2015 9:19 PM CST
Noticed Rob has added a lot of beauties. Thank you Rob.
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
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
Sep 10, 2015 6:54 AM CST
Blackbeard is in my garden and his daughter is in my wish list.
Name: Charlotte
Salt Lake City, Utah (Zone 7a)
genealogist specializing in French
Irises Region: Utah Hostas Bulbs Heucheras Butterflies
cbunny41
Sep 10, 2015 7:42 AM CST
I found Blackbeard's Daughter at our auction this summer.
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
Sep 10, 2015 7:58 AM CST
You have a nice auction then Charlotte!
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
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
Image
lovemyhouse
Sep 16, 2015 6:54 AM CST
Kent posted a really nice photograph of Lucy's new introduction: Thumbs up

Hi Buddy
It’s okay to not know all the answers.
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
Sep 16, 2015 7:28 AM CST
Oh nice!!!!
"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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