Iris ID Needed Please

saltydad(7a)July 23, 2012

This is a beautiful iris that I had in the garden for a few years, then it disappeared. Unfortunately, I don't remember its name. Can enyone help, as I want to reintroduce it? Thanks.

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onederw

The distinctive coloration makes it likely that it's one of Kasparek's. It's not an iris I grow, but it looks like it might be Grape Snakez. Here's a photo from Pleasants Valley Iris Farm, which carries it, but alas is sold out for this season.

Kay

Here is a link that might be useful: Grape Snakez

    Bookmark   July 23, 2012 at 7:33PM
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hippiris(10b)

That bloom is absolutely stunning, I have a few very similar, love the speckling. Hope you find it again.

    Bookmark   July 24, 2012 at 10:10PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

The other one I would consider as an ID is 'Gnu's Flash'.
It's beard looks to be more of a match.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2012 at 5:55PM
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