Irises forum: 2018 orders

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Name: Haley
South Carolina
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aikenforflowers
May 14, 2018 11:15 AM CST
What irises have you ordered this year? I've ordered 11 and I need to stop there because I don't know where I'm going to have room for them!

My orders:
- Spring Madness
- Undercurrent
- Point Made
- Cornbread n'Honey
- Stylized
- Hello Darkness
- Exploding Galaxy
- Caramel n Chocolate
- Platinum Class
- Painted Words
- Cinderella's Secret


Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
May 14, 2018 12:06 PM CST
Beautiful choices. I wish I had stopped at 11! Whistling Whistling

At least I am under 11 different vendors........I think.......
My road calls me, lures me west, east, south & north; most roads lead men homewards, my road leads me forth. - John Masefield
Name: Mika
Oxfordshire, England and Mento
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Foliage Fan Critters Allowed Daylilies Irises Roses
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cliftoncat
May 14, 2018 12:07 PM CST
Are you sure, Leslie? Hilarious! Hilarious!
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
May 14, 2018 12:09 PM CST
Well if I count Thelma's Garden as a vendor then I think I am at 10. *Blush* *Blush*
My road calls me, lures me west, east, south & north; most roads lead men homewards, my road leads me forth. - John Masefield
Name: Mika
Oxfordshire, England and Mento
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Foliage Fan Critters Allowed Daylilies Irises Roses
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cliftoncat
May 14, 2018 12:32 PM CST
Congrats! I'm pretty sure I'm also at not more than 10 vendors (probably fewer)... sounds better than when we count the number of irises, doesn't it? Hilarious! Hilarious!
Name: Liz
East Dover, VT (Zone 5a)
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Dachsylady86
May 14, 2018 1:02 PM CST
I think I'm at 12 vendors *Blush*
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
May 14, 2018 1:50 PM CST
Liz - that is not bad for you! Big Grin

Aiken - We have a thread on here with the 2018 orders. My complete list is not on there but much of it is listed. But it will give you a great idea of how crazy we are when ordering. nodding

The thread "2018 Orders" in Irises forum
My road calls me, lures me west, east, south & north; most roads lead men homewards, my road leads me forth. - John Masefield
Name: Timothy
eastern oregon (Zone 7b)
Irises Bulbs Region: United States of America Region: Pacific Northwest Plant and/or Seed Trader Dahlias
Garden Photography Salvias Cat Lover Enjoys or suffers hot summers Hybridizer Region: Oregon
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TBMan
May 14, 2018 7:52 PM CST
Resurrection of the "Pot Ghetto" here is imminent Grumbling Grumbling
My additions so far -- many are new to me, and some are re-purchases of varieties lost in one way or another:

Sister's Shade Burseen '16
Hollywood Villain Burseen '15
Berserk T. Johnson '14
Juicy Rumours Blyth '07
Terracotta Bay Blyth '07
Blueberry Parfait Schreiner '09
Shine on Me Sunshine T. Johnson '15
Tiff Lauer '13
French Riviera T. Johnson '09
Solar Drama J. Painter '11
Love Lilt B. Johnson '10
Escape the Boredom T. Johnson '14
Are We in Love Blyth '11
Soft Sensation Aitken '14
Photogenic Ghio '06
Celtic Tartan Keppel '15
Coralina T. Johnson '14
Gallic Softness Blyth '13
Ancient Treasure Black '14
Sunset Plaza Blyth '09
Wired M. Sutton '11
Golden Gaga J. Painter '12
Make Mine Magic Blyth '12
Girl Gone Wild T. Johnson '13
Hornblower Blyth '13
Greatest Show on Earth Kerr '10
Wedding Kiss Blyth '10
Take Me Home T. Johnson '16
Sordid Lives T. Johnson '09
Samba Queen Blyth '09
Pixie Magic Spoon '13
Color Bazaar Blyth '13
Ayes Alert Burseen '15
All About Me T. Johnson '14
Cinderella's Secret Blyth '12
Give It Away Lauer '15
Hidden Innocence Black '16
Mixed Berry Tart Van Liere '11
Tainted Love T. Johnson '13
Top Shot Sutton '13
Whisper in the Wind T. Johnson '15
Down to the Wire Ghio '15
Buginarug Burseen '11
Here in Silence Kerr '12
Dress for Success Van Liere '16
Catch My Breath T. Johnson '15
For Your Pleasure Black '17
Land Down Under T. Johnson '13
Taste of Harmony Blyth '14
Bush Honey Blyth '14
Cosmic Melody Blyth '16
Gather Round (2) Black '17
Fantasy in Pink (2) Black '14
Stay Stylish Blyth '14
Dance to Paris Blyth '08
Peaceful Reverie Black '16
Different Flavors Ghio '00
Unbridled Beauty Nicodemus '12
Darn Tootin Burseen '11
Call Me Maybe T. Johnson '13
Day on the Bay Ghio '12
Anglerfish Richardson '13
Joviality Keppel '12
Orange Avatar Kerr '08
Fruited Plain M. Sutton '12
Gamblin Man Keppel '12
Peach Butter Black '13
Honey Dripper Blyth '10
High Emotion L. Painter '08
Handful of Magic Blyth '15
Late Pickings Blyth '15
Escape from Boredom Black '14
Carry a Torch Kelley '13
Captain Thunderbolt Blyth '11
Taffeta Princess Blyth '13
Hello Darling T. Johnson '14
Polka T. Johnson '09
Mango Meltdown M. Sutton '16
All the Talk T. Johnson '16
Good on Ya Black '17
Ten All Around Blyth '13
Cross My Heart Blyth '12
Good on Ya Black '17
Sweet Svengali Blyth '10
Matters of the Heart Blyth '12
Land Down Under T. Johnson '13
Serena Louisa Blyth '11
Out Walkin Schreiner '13
Engagement Ring Ghio '12
Georgette Silk Blyth '13
Extra Crispy Burseen '15
Outcaste M. Smith '15
Honey Dripper Blyth '10
Quite ah Sight Burseen '15
Power Down Burseen '15
Moonlit Drive Biggs '14
Autumn Explosion Tasco '13
Dog Days Black '09
Applause Line Ghio '06
Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
Region: United States of America Region: Arkansas Master Gardener: Arkansas Irises Plant and/or Seed Trader Moon Gardener
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grannysgarden
May 14, 2018 7:56 PM CST
Whew! That's a whole lot a planting to do. But they sure will be beautiful when they bloom. Big Grin
Rise and shine and give God the glory!!
Name: Timothy
eastern oregon (Zone 7b)
Irises Bulbs Region: United States of America Region: Pacific Northwest Plant and/or Seed Trader Dahlias
Garden Photography Salvias Cat Lover Enjoys or suffers hot summers Hybridizer Region: Oregon
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TBMan
May 14, 2018 8:08 PM CST
grannysgarden said:Whew! That's a whole lot a planting to do. But they sure will be beautiful when they bloom. Big Grin


...... and a whole lotta future trades -- Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin
Name: Mary
Tennessee (Zone 7a)
Keeps Goats Bee Lover Irises Peonies Daylilies Bulbs
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urania1
May 14, 2018 8:15 PM CST
I do not want to talk about how many iris I have ordered this year. Let me just say, I can quit anytime I want to, easy peasy. So there. Angel
WA (Zone 8b)
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Rebekah
May 14, 2018 9:09 PM CST
Um hope this isnt to off topic. But is there a recommended vendor who sells Haunted Heart?
Name: Haley
South Carolina
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aikenforflowers
May 15, 2018 5:09 AM CST
Rebekah said:Um hope this isnt to off topic. But is there a recommended vendor who sells Haunted Heart?


Schreiner's, Iris Sisters and Sutton all have Haunted Heart. I've bought from each of them previously with no complaints.
Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
Region: United States of America Region: Arkansas Master Gardener: Arkansas Irises Plant and/or Seed Trader Moon Gardener
Garden Ideas: Master Level Dragonflies Bulbs Garden Art Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Gardens in Buckets
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grannysgarden
May 15, 2018 8:00 AM CST
urania1 said:I do not want to talk about how many iris I have ordered this year. Let me just say, I can quit anytime I want to, easy peasy. So there. Angel


Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
Rise and shine and give God the glory!!
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
May 15, 2018 9:32 AM CST
Good answer Mary!

My road calls me, lures me west, east, south & north; most roads lead men homewards, my road leads me forth. - John Masefield
Name: Evelyn
Northern CA Sierra foothills - (Zone 8a)
Region: United States of America Region: California Annuals Bulbs Butterflies Cat Lover
Foliage Fan Irises Organic Gardener Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Vegetable Grower
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evelyninthegarden
May 15, 2018 10:46 AM CST
urania1 said:I do not want to talk about how many iris I have ordered this year. Let me just say, I can quit anytime I want to, easy peasy. So there. Angel


Haha... Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Hilarious! Hilarious! Hilarious! nodding

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold, when it is summer in the light and winter in the shade.” ~Charles Dickens
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Name: Liz
East Dover, VT (Zone 5a)
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Dachsylady86
May 15, 2018 12:32 PM CST
Lestv said:Liz - that is not bad for you! Big Grin



Oops, it's actually 17 vendors Hilarious!
Name: Mika
Oxfordshire, England and Mento
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Foliage Fan Critters Allowed Daylilies Irises Roses
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cliftoncat
May 15, 2018 12:42 PM CST
Oh Liz, I'm so glad we can totally rely on you! Hurray! Hurray! Hilarious! Hilarious!
Name: Liz
East Dover, VT (Zone 5a)
Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Organic Gardener Peonies Vegetable Grower Annuals Composter
Dragonflies Enjoys or suffers cold winters Enjoys or suffers hot summers Farmer Garden Photography Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
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Dachsylady86
May 15, 2018 12:56 PM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
Name: Ian McBeth
Lincoln NE (Zone 5b)
Horticulture, Photography, & Art
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Amaryllis Irises
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SonoveShakespeare
May 15, 2018 1:36 PM CST
I have a lot of work ahead of me. I ordered a TON of irises in the past couple of days, and they are on their way. I am so excited. Hurray! Like Bonnie said to Tim about his list, I will feel the same about mine when they come in. I hope that in the next few years it won't seem like I got TO carried away with my orders. Well if it does happen, I'll be sure working hard. (weeding, watering, digging, transplanting, etc.) But my blooms will impress my neighbors though! Big Grin Oh yeah they already have, Karen stopped by yesterday to take a look at them and to take some pictures of them too. She was nice enough to offer me some of her irises. And hey you know what, I have two acres to spare. Why not? Smiling

In return, I am going to order Karen a package of irises and bake her some brownies or cookies and surprise her with them.
Not only people give others signs, but plants do too.

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