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Jan 25, 2018 9:58 PM CST
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Name: Jerry
New Jersey (Zone 6a)
I am told that Ziggy doesn't always bloom with striated falls. What is your experience with this iris? Is it a reliable rebloomer in zone 6a?
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Jan 26, 2018 7:17 AM CST
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Beekeeper Region: Illinois Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
I'm in 5a, an It does ok, for me Shrug!
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Jan 26, 2018 7:26 AM CST
Name: Greg Hodgkinson
Hanover PA (Zone 6b)
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I had it, but lost it to rot. I had gotten it from another member of my local Iris Society and they had no issue growing it. Thus you should have no issue growing it in New Jersey. The pattern on the Falls could be affected by the soil/water/sunlight/fertilizer paradigm.
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Jan 26, 2018 8:56 AM CST
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
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As a broken color iris, you will find a wide variety of patterning on the falls. I have never had one bloom with solid color falls, but I suppose it is possible.
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Jan 26, 2018 9:11 AM CST
Name: Barbara
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Dog Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers
I have Ziggy, I'm in zone 9, and it's never rebloomed for me, but I haven't given it any extra water in the summer. Normally I don't get rebloom on many rebloom irises. I have not had the real striated falls like what is shown in the database.
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Apr 22, 2018 11:10 PM CST

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I will have a few Ziggy rhizomes to sell this summer.
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Apr 23, 2018 5:42 AM CST
Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
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Nice photos of Ziggy, Charriet. Smiling
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Apr 23, 2018 11:09 AM CST
Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
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grannysgarden said:Nice photos of Ziggy, Charriet. Smiling


I agree Lovey dubby
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