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Posted by indymom76 5 (My Page) on
Wed, May 12, 10 at 20:33

Hey all-just wanted to share this beauty. It's from my grandmother's garden. I'm not sure what kind it is but I love it!

Here is a link that might be useful: purple white gold iris

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RE: Iris-had to share

It may be Bright Hour. Very sharp looking.

Someone here knows how to distinguish Bright House from Wabash! Chemocurl?

RE: Iris-had to share

iris gal-Thanks! From the looks of it, I'd say it looks more like wabash. (Sorry for the lack of proper verbage) The purple peals look more slim like the pic I found on the internet.

RE: Iris-had to share

One of my favorite irises. It's such a stunning flower.

RE: Iris-had to share

I'm supposed to have Wabash somewhere, but if I do, it has never bloomed. I'm assuming it died. Chemocurl told me this spring that Wabash has a purple cast at the base of the foliage that Bright Hour does not.

RE: Iris-had to share

Did someone call my name?

Anyway, taken from the link below:
The one point of absolute discrimination between these iris is the base color. 'Wabash' is tinged with faint purple at the base of the fans, most visable in the spring, 'Bright Hour' has no purple whatsoever.

Back on March 26th of this year, I checked the clump I had that was labeled as Wabash. There was no purple tinge at the base. In checking yesterday, the base was tinged purple, so I must have the read deal Wabash.

The purple tinged base of Wabash.
Purple tinge at the base of Wabash

and Wabash


Here is a link that might be useful: Wabash or Bright Hour

RE: Iris-had to share

Chemocurl-Thanks so much! I'll go check first thing tomorrow morning!!

RE: Iris-had to share

The white looks so crisp against the purple - I love how the purple petals are edged in white.

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