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May 28, 2018 9:05 AM CST
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Avid Green Pages Reviewer Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Lilies
First is more likely a historic

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This has been here three years ,finally bloomed.I can't remember the vendor and lost past files in a computer crash.
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May 28, 2018 9:35 AM CST
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Beekeeper Region: Illinois Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
First one looks like William A. Setchell
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May 28, 2018 10:01 AM CST
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Avid Green Pages Reviewer Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Lilies
Thanks it sure looks like it to me. This iris was here when we bought the house and multiplies like mad.
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May 28, 2018 10:12 AM CST
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Beekeeper Region: Illinois Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
It's one that was /is both very popular, and very prolific ! I'll bet it has been "passed along", more than any other iris Sticking tongue out .
Lent Williamson would be a good one to check, also...it's another oldie that was really popular.
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May 28, 2018 10:30 AM CST
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Avid Green Pages Reviewer Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Lilies
i UNderstand from neighbors, the woman who lived here transplanted lots fo plants from her mothers garden.
Polly knew it was an historic but we never id'd it.
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May 29, 2018 3:09 AM CST
Name: Ivor
Middletown, DE (Zone 7a)
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The second one looks a bit like "Fashion Diva" which was introduced in 2009 but it's hard to tell from the picture and doesn't quite look exactly the same.
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May 29, 2018 3:38 AM CST
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Avid Green Pages Reviewer Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Lilies
Ivor, Thanks, that sure looks like it.
Thanks to all who helped with the id.
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