Please Help Identify Iris

scott852August 18, 2009

I have had much success growing this Iris but I dont know its name. A few years ago I was at a local nursery and a kind lady asked me if I wanted some Iris's. I gladly accepted without knowing what an iris was, as she told me they were digging them out at some local church and going to throw them out. I left them hanging in a bag in my garage till fall and planted them, too late I know...but they all came up but no flowers. Now, after a few years of proper care they I have hundreds of flowers when they are in bloom. They also have a strong sweet sent when they are in bloom. I really have fallen in love with Iris's since. Any help on a name would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Scott

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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Hi Scott,
That's a lovely historic iris. My first iris is similar, my grandfather grew it here, and it also smells heavenly.

It may not be possible for anyone to ID it for you, since there are so many of that particular color and shape.
I have not been able to identify mine.

Thanks for posting the photo, it looks like spring.
Renee

    Bookmark   August 18, 2009 at 11:56PM
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denise_z7(OR)

best thing to do is go on the HIPS site and check out the pictures and DESCRIPTIONS this might help

D

    Bookmark   August 23, 2009 at 11:14AM
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