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ID of purple iris...

Posted by TNY78 7a-East TN (My Page) on
Sat, May 4, 13 at 15:32

Hello, one of my coworkers gave me quite a few of her iris last year and I'm trying to get potential IDs on them. They were all named iris from a lady that sells them here in Knoxville, but she didn't have them labled and forgot which varieties they are. Any ideas? This is the first one to bloom....Thanks :)


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RE: ID of purple iris...

who was the hybridizer keyword her name you might find it it is historic and a lot of them dont have photos i say compost them and go see tom parkhill over at island home he is across from iams nature center if you like this you will love modern types

RE: ID of purple iris...

Arilbred: "i say compost them and go see tom parkhill over at island home he is across from iams nature center . . ."

OMG, I can't believe that response!

RE: ID of purple iris...

Any idea what variety this very light Purple Iris is?

Here is a link that might be useful: Purple Irises?

RE: ID of purple iris...

It will be very hard to correctly id this iris. There are so many of this coloring. I have one like it and even though I have a list of the irises I bought then, I have been unable to correctly id it. I finally just put it in a corner and just enjoy it as is!

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