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iris on youtube

Posted by iris_gal z9 CA (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 6, 09 at 3:15

Aliska kindly linked Cooley's youtube video. I got carried away looking at all the iris ones. Here's my list. I starred the ones I want to watch a 2nd time. Chose the one with the most flowers for the hot link below.

Cooley's Iris Gardens --- narrated garden show, names
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPxk5R2FJ_8&NR=1

A Visit to the Napa Iris Garden, zoom photos, blurry, no names
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlTaef7Nq-Q&feature=related

*Argyle Iris Farm --- zoom photos of beardeds & some garden, no names
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0taLs7YVo4s&feature=related

Schreiner Iris Bloom --- narrated garden show
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30dWYpHlE2k&feature=related

Schreiner's Iris --- narrated garden show
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzyZkIefgE8&feature=related

Jardin d'iris au Lac St-Jean --- pan zooms, moves quickly, no names
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3XY0YE6zSI&feature=related

Iris Garden / Florence Italy --- beardeds mainly, garden shots + flowers, no names
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dej0I7ru94I&feature=related

Iris Lady's Garden --- lots of PCIs gradual zoom, no names
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wE0gKhCMjrE&feature=related

Iris Howse and Gradens --- beardeds, spurias, louisiana, slow, real time
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TQ_SU0awps&feature=related

*Iris Howse and Gardens 2007 Iris Video --- real time, breesy, no names, louisiana, spuria
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGD3Ff1TBEw&NR=1

Iris Howse & Gardens 2008 --- real time, no names, beardeds, louisiana, spuria
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9exX8NcRKoU&feature=related

Iris Garden --- video of garden with narration but not names
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bp2ah5_Pquc&feature=related

*Iris photos slideshow --- beardeds, zooms, moves quickly, no names
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRp0r95MPB4&NR=1

Irises --- beardeds mainly, zooms, no names, mug shots
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WviNdEkIMPQ&feature=related

Iris garden, 1 --- one pretty pic of garden bed
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXSaJbroCNY&feature=related

Oakhill Garden Siberian Iris Tour 3 --- very choppy, narrator holding videocam
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_w2TRebS5k&feature=related

Iris Flower Garden, Irises, Bulbs --- older beardeds, slide show, no names
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V511CLkybWw&feature=fvw

Mythical Matters --- slide show closeups, no names, good color, short
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAkf71NIe1c&feature=related

Mythical Matters (Iris's) --- ditto
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qfv9mNoCXvs&feature=related

Here is a link that might be useful: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRp0r95MPB4&NR=1


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Lol! As soon as Aliska sent me the link in responding to my post, I did the same thing! I watched all the videos and now I need my husband to start digging a new bed that will be dedicated to Iris'. Now the only problem is how to break the news to him... a big steak on the BBQ perhaps?


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and now I need my husband to start digging a new bed that will be dedicated to Iris.
Not being bossy, but be sure and have him make it big enough. I suspect you are either now a 'collector' or soon will be one. If you want to keep them separated (as in not get them all mixed together) they need to be planted a good distance apart from one another. It is surprising how one little rhizome will grow and spread so quickly. I still haven't decided what is the best 'comfortable' distance to plant them here to assure them not needing dividing too soon to avoid running together. Some of course are a lot more prolific than others it seems.

It is suggested that they be planted 2' apart if one has the room, but have found that in 2-3 years some have outgrown their allotted space already, which is great, if I had the 'spare'(?) time to divide them as soon or before they needed it...sigh.

Thanks Iris_gal, for all the cool links. I'll have to check them all out, in time.

Sue


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Hi Sue,
You are not being bossy at all. In fact it is excellent, welcomed advice. I only have 3 Iris' growing for their first season. They are mixed in among my perennial garden. I had to dig one up that didn't last the winter due to bulb rot, but surprisingly the root system was very large. Large enough to cause me to be concerned for the others that have hugh rhizomes and almost 3ft stalks full of blooms.
All this to say, I agree with alotting significant space for each rhizome. I saw a clip on you tube that talked about planting them in a triangle shape. I'm going to try that. Finding spare time is not a problem, but if I keep going at the rate I am, space may be!
Thanks for the tips!
Tammy


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What hath that enabling Aliska wrought here lol? Look at all those vids I missed! Good job finding them and posting the links, will try to watch as many as possible.

I'm rather new to iris, and last year got an insert in my gilberthwild catalog for Cooley's and wanted to order some but things got away from me and just got two from Am Meadows instead. I don't know how I managed to remember the name and think to look on youtube.

Some crazed poster (no offense intended) alerted me to the joy of Siberians. Ha ha. Now I'm getting an order ready after just ordering a few more bearded iris from Wild's. I know they don't have the best rating, but I've had pretty good luck with them so far.

P.S. (ducking). I don't plant mine 2' apart, planting spots are at a premium in my small yard. So my punishment is that I have a huge clump that are too big for where I put them and will have to divide them. I think I'll put them all where it doesn't matter so much and move something a little less robust but colorful there.

Nobody told me when I started all this craziness that I'd not only be planting things, but digging half of them up and moving them around.


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Thank you very much for compiling this great list!!
Such eye candy ~ balm to my Iris obsession...
Gratefully, Marea


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Thanks Iris Gal! Looking forward to seeing these.

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