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Apr 1, 2018 4:56 PM CST
Name: Tamara
Fresno County, California (Zone 9b)
Took these snaps when I was leaving to go to my nieces house for our Easter gathering. I got this iris at a plant give and take several years ago. I would love to know what its name is.


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Apr 1, 2018 5:38 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
By the looks of it I would say it's an historic, but which one I can't help with. Like the gold rim on the standards and falls.
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
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Apr 1, 2018 6:23 PM CST
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Butterflies Vegetable Grower Keeper of Poultry Irises Keeps Horses Dog Lover
Daylilies Cat Lover Region: Wisconsin Celebrating Gardening: 2015
At first I though Moonlit Sea, but that has a distinct white area around the beard.
Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,"
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Apr 1, 2018 7:02 PM CST
Name: Robin
Melbourne, Australia (Zone 10b)
Region: Australia Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Seed Starter
Hello Tamara,
On the Historic Iris Preservation Society website, there is an Advanced Search feature which allows you to search by characteristics such as fall colour and beard colour.
https://www.historiciris.org/p...

The closest match I found was Mary Carriere. I found a better image of Mary Carriere here:
https://www.pinterest.com.au/p...
https://www.pinterest.com.au/p...

Mary Carriere appears to have the a tan rim on the standards like your iris and is worth considering.
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