Irises forum: Does anyone have a dwarf bearded iris named Lemon Twist?

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Name: Richard
SFBA (Zone 10a)
Region: Maryland Irises Dog Lover Birds Bromeliad Region: California
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lilpod13
Feb 9, 2017 11:36 PM CST
Tom Johnson just wrote me back and said they discontinued growing this cultivar. If anyone might have this little gem growing in their garden and would be willing to trade or sell a rhizome I would be interested in contacting you. Thanks. Richard
Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
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grannysgarden
Feb 10, 2017 7:09 AM CST
Hi Richard. I don't grow the little SDB Lemon Twist. I think Mid America did list it at one time. Check their web site. Let us know if you find it. I will make a note to keep an eye out for it. Good luck.
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Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
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Lestv
Feb 10, 2017 8:28 AM CST
I don't have it, but I will keep an eye out for it as well. Hope you can find and add it to your garden!
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Name: Niki
Bend, Oregon (Zone 6a)
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HighdesertNiki
Feb 10, 2017 7:03 PM CST
A couple of other blue bearded pale yellow dwarves that are available include Sutton's 'Bright Blue Eyes' $4 https://www.suttoniris.com/col... and Winterberry's 'Giggler' http://wiki.irises.org/bin/vie... $4 http://www.winterberryirises.c... with rebloom Zone 6. I don't have any of these though, sorry.
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(Zone 9b)
Region: California
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UndertheSun
Feb 10, 2017 7:28 PM CST
You might want to check with Damon Gardens if they still have it. (They are members of this forum too).
http://www.damongardens.com/dg...

Name: Damon Gardens
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
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DamonGardens
Apr 7, 2017 2:14 PM CST
Super late to this thread... thanks UnderTheSun for referring us.

We do have Lemon Twist in stock if you are still looking! It's $8 plus $8 s&h on our website.

Willing to accept an offer if you want to send me a tree mail. :)
Name: Richard
SFBA (Zone 10a)
Region: Maryland Irises Dog Lover Birds Bromeliad Region: California
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lilpod13
Aug 1, 2017 1:39 PM CST
Thanks Rob. When I found out Damon hasn't begun digging up their orders I went ahead and ordered a couple to add to our collection. The obsession is just getting fed more.........
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Name: Richard
SFBA (Zone 10a)
Region: Maryland Irises Dog Lover Birds Bromeliad Region: California
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lilpod13
Aug 2, 2017 9:07 PM CST
BTW, a note to Damon Gardens:
Since I ordered the iris from you, perhaps you could send Rob an extra bonus Iris on his next order as 'commission' for his referral? Smiling

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