Irises forum: Well defined border

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Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
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HoosierHarvester
Feb 12, 2016 10:01 AM CST
Been busy and haven't been to ATP for a while. Preparing to order a few Iris, I found I really liked Superhero with it's well defined border on the standards.

Do you know of other Iris that have a well defined border on their standards? [Others I already have seen are Ring Around Rosie and sib Whispering Spirits, and Bride's Halo.]
Thanks .
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
Feb 12, 2016 10:16 AM CST
Gabe @Cuzz4short loves rimmed iris and can probably name quite a few. Slovak Prince comes to mind for me -
My road calls me, lures me west, east, south & north; most roads lead men homewards, my road leads me forth. - John Masefield
South San Francisco Bay Area (Zone 9b)
"The mountains are calling..."
Region: California Garden Photography Garden Procrastinator Daylilies Pollen collector Dog Lover
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Polymerous
Feb 12, 2016 10:33 AM CST
I'm not sure if this fits your idea of "well-defined" or not...



Daylily season is almost done, barring scattered rebloom. This was the LFO on a new diploid seedling; image from 8-17-17.
(Zone 9b)
Region: California
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UndertheSun
Feb 12, 2016 10:59 AM CST
Plot Line
Top Shot
All About Spring
Carnival Ride
Edge of Heaven
Edge of the World
Gloriafied Glenn
Go West
Lording It
New Found Glory
Precious Halo
Rum and Coke
Stolen Sweets
In the Loop
Imperial Edge

I don't recall the name, but there was also a new release that had a dark blue halo.
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Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
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HoosierHarvester
Feb 12, 2016 12:03 PM CST
Thanks. I'm going to put a database photo for each so I can refer to this thread later.














Is Imperial Edge a New One? . . . could find it in the database
Name: Gabriel/Gabe Rivera
Charlotte, NC (Zone 7b)
German imported, Michigan raised
Region: North Carolina Garden Photography Region: United States of America Hostas Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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Cuzz4short
Feb 12, 2016 12:18 PM CST
Imperial Edge is on Sutton's, but on the Sutton's site. I tried the find the post with even more, but no luck.

Gimme it and I'll grow it!
Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
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HoosierHarvester
Feb 12, 2016 1:00 PM CST
New then, and not listed in ATP database yet.

Found another one while browsing and Iris site:
Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
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HoosierHarvester
Feb 12, 2016 1:11 PM CST
(Zone 9b)
Region: California
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UndertheSun
Feb 12, 2016 1:15 PM CST
Some more, but these are new releases.

Nights Edge (16 Sutton)
https://www.facebook.com/16948...

Guilty Pleasure (16 Sutton)
https://www.facebook.com/16948...

Imperial Edge (16 Mego - available at Sutton)
https://www.facebook.com/16948...

Mixed Signals (16 Keppel)
http://keithkeppeliris.homeste...

Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Cat Lover Seed Starter Canning and food preservation Plays in the sandbox Lilies Hummingbirder
Irises Daylilies Cut Flowers Butterflies Region: Indiana Vegetable Grower
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HoosierHarvester
Feb 12, 2016 1:23 PM CST
Thanks Rob. Seeing the thread "Fantasy Crosses", or whatever it's entitled, and seeing Superhero which really caught my attention, I thought it would be fun to specifically breed for borders or edges on the standards. There's a lot of plicatas that might work as well, though I didn't want to go plicata direction. Just for like blue/purple edge on the standards (or even rose colored), there are many plicatas . . . but I thought I saw somewhere that plicata produces plicata.

(Zone 9b)
Region: California
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UndertheSun
Feb 12, 2016 1:24 PM CST
Hello Hobo
https://www.facebook.com/smoki...

Reckless Abandon
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Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Cat Lover Seed Starter Canning and food preservation Plays in the sandbox Lilies Hummingbirder
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HoosierHarvester
Feb 12, 2016 1:27 PM CST
UndertheSun said:Some more, but these are new releases.

Nights Edge (16 Sutton)
https://www.facebook.com/16948...

Guilty Pleasure (16 Sutton)
https://www.facebook.com/16948...

Imperial Edge (16 Mego - available at Sutton)
https://www.facebook.com/16948...

Mixed Signals (16 Keppel)
http://keithkeppeliris.homeste...



Yes, those 4 are gorgeous!!
Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Cat Lover Seed Starter Canning and food preservation Plays in the sandbox Lilies Hummingbirder
Irises Daylilies Cut Flowers Butterflies Region: Indiana Vegetable Grower
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HoosierHarvester
Feb 12, 2016 1:32 PM CST

(Zone 9b)
Region: California
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UndertheSun
Feb 12, 2016 1:38 PM CST
Raspberry Swirl

Queen of My Heart
https://www.facebook.com/photo...

Crown Him King
Secret Service

Divided Mist
https://www.facebook.com/photo...

(Zone 9b)
Region: California
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UndertheSun
Feb 12, 2016 1:48 PM CST
Ridgecrest (16 Sutton)
http://www.suttoniris.com/coll...

Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Cat Lover Seed Starter Canning and food preservation Plays in the sandbox Lilies Hummingbirder
Irises Daylilies Cut Flowers Butterflies Region: Indiana Vegetable Grower
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HoosierHarvester
Feb 12, 2016 1:51 PM CST
So perhaps an Iris like Classic Look could be used to arrive at a blue edge on the standards:


Very different, not sure that I like it for looks, but possibly useful:
Name: Gabriel/Gabe Rivera
Charlotte, NC (Zone 7b)
German imported, Michigan raised
Region: North Carolina Garden Photography Region: United States of America Hostas Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
Garden Procrastinator Daylilies Plant and/or Seed Trader Irises Container Gardener Hybridizer
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Cuzz4short
Feb 12, 2016 1:51 PM CST
Napa has some great ones I got some from
Gimme it and I'll grow it!
(Zone 9b)
Region: California
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UndertheSun
Feb 12, 2016 2:00 PM CST
Terre A Silex ( 16 Cayeaux) (Dark blue-purple halo)
http://www.iris-cayeux.com/cat...
Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Cat Lover Seed Starter Canning and food preservation Plays in the sandbox Lilies Hummingbirder
Irises Daylilies Cut Flowers Butterflies Region: Indiana Vegetable Grower
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HoosierHarvester
Feb 12, 2016 2:09 PM CST
It seems that some of the edges or borders on the standards don't seem to be as defined when northern grown, or seems my observation, and maybe not so (this one I specifically chose a more northern grown flower photo as the warmer climate the edge appeared more prominate:
Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Cat Lover Seed Starter Canning and food preservation Plays in the sandbox Lilies Hummingbirder
Irises Daylilies Cut Flowers Butterflies Region: Indiana Vegetable Grower
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HoosierHarvester
Feb 12, 2016 2:12 PM CST
UndertheSun said:Terre A Silex ( 16 Cayeaux) (Dark blue-purple halo)
http://www.iris-cayeux.com/cat...


Wow, that one is a beauty, but not likely I will be ordering from out-of-country.

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