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Jun 15, 2016 5:59 PM CST
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
Link to this year's sale is on the front page of historiciris.org. In brief the sale will start July 20 for members and July 23 for non-members. [For $10 you can join as an e-member [or for $13 could be a full member and receive the magazine twice a year] and get them early!]

Full instructions are available now. The list of irises, so far 450 of them, will be linked along with pictures.

Price will be $6.50 each, minimum order of 4, includes shipping to US and Canada.

Extra irises? Donate them if you haven't already traded them. Information is on website about that also.
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Jun 15, 2016 6:21 PM CST
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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Charter ATP Member Cottage Gardener Irises Region: Northeast US Region: United Kingdom Region: United States of America
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
Thanks Dave.
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Jun 16, 2016 8:33 AM CST
Name: Sharon
McGregor IA (Zone 4b)
When will they post list?
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Jun 16, 2016 8:46 AM CST
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Beekeeper Region: Illinois Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Jun 16, 2016 12:26 PM CST
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
Estimate for list to be available is July 13 or sooner, as soon as all the varieties and counts are known.
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Jun 16, 2016 2:12 PM CST
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
They are up to 600 varieties now and are not accepting more donations! List should still be available by July 13.
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Jul 13, 2016 10:21 AM CST
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
The list of varieties that will be offered in the sale will be on-line later today at historiciris.org. Just scroll down to the sale link. So far it looks like over 650 varieties and over 3600 rhizomes will be offered.
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Jul 13, 2016 12:43 PM CST
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Region: North Carolina Peonies Enjoys or suffers hot summers
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
3600 is a lot of rhizomes!
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Jul 13, 2016 12:46 PM CST
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Beekeeper Region: Illinois Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
And for those who aren't really 'in" to oldies, I'm sure there are some "moderns", as well Thumbs up
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Jul 13, 2016 3:36 PM CST
Name: Sharon
McGregor IA (Zone 4b)
It isn't up yet, I have been checking periodically today! I guess technically, it is still Wednesday.
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Jul 14, 2016 5:50 AM CST
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
It is up, and quite a few "moderns" in the list. Most have pictures with them and a link to the HIPS gallery or AIS wiki for more information. My list is growing again.
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Jul 15, 2016 1:44 AM CST
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Birds Bulbs Region: California Dragonflies Foliage Fan Irises
Keeper of Poultry Roses Photo Contest Winner: 2015
Got my wish list going....
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Jul 15, 2016 7:24 AM CST
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Beekeeper Region: Illinois Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
I agree
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Jul 15, 2016 7:37 AM CST
Name: Mary Ann
Western Kentucky (Zone 7a)
Birds Irises Hummingbirder Hostas Keeps Horses Farmer
Daylilies I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Container Gardener Region: Kentucky Region: United States of America Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Not looking......................
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Jul 15, 2016 7:45 AM CST
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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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
Me, either. Hilarious!
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Jul 15, 2016 8:53 AM CST
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Dog Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers
I looked... *Blush*
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Jul 15, 2016 9:04 AM CST
Name: Barbalee
Amarillo, TX (Zone 6b)
Awesome, Dave! Thank you! Thank You!
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Jul 15, 2016 10:11 AM CST
South central PA (Zone 6a)
Irises Region: Pennsylvania
And just so no one thinks the sale is only of historic ones here's a little random "clip" from the pdf listing:

Bernice Drizik TB (Becherer, 1958)
Bess Bergin TB (Denman, 1972)
Betty Simon TB (Hamblen, 1975)
Beverly Sills TB (Hager, 1979)
Beyond Borders TB (Tasco, 2012)
Bijou SDB (Sutton, 2002)
Birdbath BB (Byers, 1989)
Bit ‘o Afton MTB (Guild, 1979)
Black Hawk TB (Schreiner, 1940)
Black Hope TB (Austin, 1963)
Black Stallion MTB (Hite, 1982)
Black Taffeta TB (Songer, 1954)
Black Valor TB (Nicholls, 1938)
Blackcurrant IB (Smith, 1998)

And my list has started of course.
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Jul 15, 2016 10:14 AM CST
Name: Dnd
SE Michigan (Zone 6a)
Daylilies Dog Lover Houseplants Organic Gardener I helped beta test the first seed swap Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Garden Ideas: Level 2
iciris said:I looked... *Blush*


Me too...and now I have a list going... D'Oh!

must discard or misplace the list....no space for iris, no more space...........gah! Who am I kidding? There's ALWAYS space for more plants....
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Jul 15, 2016 10:40 AM CST
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Rescue dogs: Angels with paws needi
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
Hilarious! Hilarious! Hilarious!
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