Irises forum: Husky Vigorous Plants

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Name: Sharon
McGregor IA (Zone 4b)
Jun 14, 2016 8:51 AM CST
I have a few irises with really husky stalks and blooms of good substance that seem to grow vigorously in NE Iowa.
One of mine I call tall white noid, another is
Dusky Challenger
Yaquina Blue

Any that you have noticed?
Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Jun 14, 2016 10:56 AM CST
War Chief has the biggest stalks here. They're really beefy! The pallidas seem to have the narrowest.
Name: John
Kansas City,MO (Zone 6a)
Region: Missouri Composter Enjoys or suffers cold winters Plays in the sandbox
Jun 14, 2016 11:17 AM CST
Cloud Ballet put out many blooms per stalk and the stalk stayed nice and tall. It also bloomed for about 3 weeks.
And one for sheer impossible to kill is Cat's Eye. Agressive grower that quickly takes an area over. I'm potting mine this year just to contain it.
And I sure agree with your Dusky Challenger and Yaquina Blue. Darcy's Choice does real well here as well.

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