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All pictures taken by Judy Shultz
* Propagated at Quail Hill Iris Gardens
** Known to rebloom
*** Have rebloomed at Quail Hill Iris Gardens
**** Historic Iris (Over 30 years old)

Species Iris
Native to various parts of the world
Collected from "the wild"
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Iris pallida
Historic Iris
Rather tall lavender blue species iris widely grown; used for orris root powder
Iris cersicolor
Cultivar John Wood
Morron standards; velvety deep red-violet falls; blooms a little later than tall bearded
(Wood/Lineberger, 98)
Iris virginica
Historic Iris
Lavender
Iris tectorum
Cultivar Freckletec
Light lavender with speckles on hafts and most of falls
(Steele/Wood, 93)

 

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Iris Classification Iris Terms Miscellaneous

Border Bearded

Intermediate Bearded

Interspecies Irises

Miniature Dwarf

Miniature Tall

Siberian Iris

Species Irises

Spuria Irises

Standard Dwarf

Tall Bearded

Beard: The fuzzy part of lower petals on bearded iris

Falls: The three lower petals

Plicata: Speckled, stitched or flecked with another color

Self: An even color throughout

Signal: The spot of color replacing beard on beardless irises

Standards: The three upright petals of the flower

Styles: Extend from the throat of the flower

Cultural Info

Quail Hill Iris Gardens

American Iris Association

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