Siberian Iris 2018

Elegant Siberian Iris will add a long season of beauty to your garden. After flowering in late May and June, their sword-like foliage remains attractive throughout the growing season. Siberian Iris are tolerant of an extreme range of cultural conditions. Established plants are quite drought tolerant, however they can thrive in damp and boggy conditions. Loam soils, enriched with organic matter and mulched, are ideal. Siberian Iris perform well in sun and light shade.

 

Siberian Iris can be planted in early spring or fall. However, we recommend spring shipments only, to our customers in the northern tier of states. Since our New England climate does not allow us to dig much earlier than mid-April, we recommend fall planting for most warmer climates. Northern gardeners can also plant in the fall. We will ship plants to you in early September so that they will have two to three months to become fully established before winter.

 

We dig good-sized divisions (triple fan or larger).


Abbreviations and Definitions used, in Descriptions:

 

  • -- Blaze - the patterned area, usually semi-circular at the base of the falls, extending out from the hafts.

     

  • -- Falls - 3 lower petals of an Iris flower.

     

    • -- Haft - Narrow part of falls (and standards) near the center of the flower.

       

  • -- Self - a flower with all segments the same color.

     

  • -- Standards - the three upper more or less erect petals of the iris which usually rise above the falls.

     

  • -- Style Arms - three petal like structures rising from the center of the flower, and bearing the stigma.

     

    -- Crests - the ruffled tip of the style arms..

 

 

  • -- 30" - Flower stalk height                                                   -- L. - Late blooming
  • -- E. - Early blooming                                                            -- (T) - Tetraploid
  • -- M. - Midseason blooming                                                 -- 3" - Flower size
  • -- L.M. - Late midseason
  • -- H. M. Award - Honorable Mention Award                
  • -- Morgan Award - Morgan Award Winner                         
  • -- Award of Merit - Award of Merit             
  • -- Dykes Medal - Dykes Medal Award from England

 

 



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at: 45 River Street    Rehoboth, MA 02769

 

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  ALL IN STIPPLE  (Warburton, B.) 38", M. to L., 5"                                           $12.00

 

          Beautifully ruffled, violet-blue standards dappled on a

          lighter ground in tweed-like fashion, rimmed with dark

          violet blue.  Falls same, tweed-like rim circling white

          sunburst signal that is mostly concealed by pearly

          floret type style.  Branching makes a bouquet effect.

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 ALTER EGO  (Hager, B.) 34", M., 4"                                                                        $12.00

 

          Light blue standards, falls light blue blended deeper blue.

          Cream signals. H. M. Award.

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 AMELIA EARHART  (Sass-scheffy) 30", E., 3"                                                     $10.00

 

          Medium blue with unusually open standards. Falls tend to flare upwards.

          Interesting form. Occasional rebloom for us.

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  ANN DASCH  (Varner, S.) 38", M.L.                                                                         $10.00

 

          Dappled light blue with deeper purple undertones. Solid deeper

          blue-purple edges. H. M. and Morgan Awards.

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  ANNICK  (McEwen, C.) 12", M.                                                                                 $15.00

 

          Dark violet blue, veined darker on falls, white signals.

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  ATOLL  (Warburton, B.) 32", M., 5"                                                                      $12.00

 

          Very pretty, dark violet-blue standards and falls. Darker

          violet-blue rim on edge of petals with centers marbled

          light to violet blue. Stylearms pearly blue with turquoise

          midribs, nearly covering signal.

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  BLUE MOON  (Scheffy, E.) 36", M., 4 ½"                                                                $10.00

 

          Large, deep blue-violet pendulous falls with contrasting

          clear-blue styles. More vivid at center.  Wide flaring

          standards. Outstanding, when in bloom this Iris lights

          up the fields. H. M. Award.

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  BLUE PENNANT  (McEwen, C.) 30", M., 5 ¼ " (T)                                              $12.00

 

         Dark, blue-violet standards and falls. Blue-violet blaze with

        prominent yellow- white edging. Velvety texture and

         horizontal flaring form. Fine parent. H. M. Award.

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  BLUE REVERIE  (McEwen, C.) 35", E. to L. M., 5 "  (T)                                  $10.00

 

          Beautiful, light blue standards with very wide ruffled styles.  Falls light

          violet-blue.  Ground veined darker with white signals and wide,

          ruffled styles.

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  BLUE ROSETTE  (Puett, C.) 35", M.                                                                         $10.00

 

          Full, blue falls with lighter blue standards.   Luminescent.   H. M.

          Award.

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  BORBELETA  (Wadekamper, J.) 34", E. to L., 4"                                               $10.00

 

          Long blooming, clear dark blue.  One of the finest garden performers.

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  CAESAR  (Morgan, F. C.) 38", M., 3 "                                                                   $10.00

 

          Classic, broad-petalled, handsome blue-purple flower with

          pendulous falls and standards.   Styles a bluer shade.

          Very showy.

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  CAESAR'S BROTHER  (Morgan, F. C.) 38", L. M., 4 "                                     $10.00

 

         Striking, velvety deep blue-purple self.  Very smooth look.

         H. M. and Morgan Awards.

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  CARRIE LEE  (Wiswell, G.) 24", M., 4"                                                                   $10.00

 

          Soft, pastel rose pink with light spots and deep rose veins

          on falls.  Soft muted color.  Showy white signals.

          H. M. Award.

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  COLORADO COLONEL  (Varner, S.) 32", M. to V. L.                                        $10.00

 

         Mid blue with purple tint; lighter edges.

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  CREME CHANTILLY  (McEwen, C.) 36", M., 5"                                                  $12.00

 

          Ruffled and flaring, creamy white flowers changing to

          pure white with age.  Butter-yellow blaze.

 

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  DANCER'S FAN (Warburton, B.) 40", M. to L, 4 "                                         $10.00

 

          Ethereal, violet-blue color suffused through flower.

          Violet-blue styles have aqua ribs and violet edges and

          floret crests.  Falls lighter violet blue with deeper fans at

          shoulders.  Green at hafts surrounded by deeper wings.

          Ruffled with dip at tip of falls.

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  DARK DESIRE  (Varner, S.) 36", V. E. to M.                                                          $10.00

 

         Deep blue-purple self. No signal.

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  DEWFUL  (McGarvey, W.) 40", M., 5"                                                                    $10.00

 

          Superior, huge deep blue self with striking wide petals.

          Stylearms very pale blue.  H. M. Award, Morgan Award

          and President’s Cup Award.


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  EGO  (McGarvey, W.) 32", M. L., 4 "                                                                    $10.00

 

         Stylish, ruffled blue blend with haft patterned.

         H. M. and Morgan Awards.

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  EWEN  (McEwen, C.) 32", E. to M., 5 ¼" (T)                                                         $12.00

 

          Large, bright wine-red with styles slightly lighter. Wide

          flaring falls that are a dark wine-red contrasting with pale

          yellow and brown blaze. Excellent substance. H.M. Award.

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  FORREST MCCORD  (Hollingworth, R.) 35", M. to L., 3 ½"                          $12.00

 

          Medium dark blue violet with distinctive white rim around

          falls. White and gold blaze. Slightly lighter styles. Choice.

          H. M. Award.

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  FOURFOLD WHITE  (McEwen, C.) 36", M. to L., 6" (T)                                   $10.00

 

          Very large, pure white with wide flaring form and yellow haft.

          Classic form.  H. M. Award.  (Cross between 'White Swirl'

          and 'Snowy Egret'.)

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  FROSTY RIM  (Bush, G.) 37 ", M., 4"                                                                  $10.00

 

          Velvety, deep blue violet, smooth falls with a thin, silvery

          wire edge.


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  GULL'S WING  (McGarvey, W.) 36", L., 4 ½"                                                      $12.00

 

          Beautiful pure white flower with flaring form, a yellow

          blaze and green suffused veining. White signal.

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  HARPSWELL HAPPINESS  (McEwen, C.) 30", E. to L., 4 " (T)                    $12.00

 

          Ruffled, standards are creamy white accented with pale

          yellow-greenish hafts. The cream-white falls are veined

          in pale greenish yellow against a yellow base area and

          yellow hafts.

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  HARPSWELL HAZE  (McEwen, C.) 35", M., 5 " (T)                                         $10.00

 

          Overall light hazy-blue color with dark violet-blue veining.

          Upright standards and flaring true-blue falls with a white

          blaze.  Medium light-blue stylearms.

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  KAMAYAMA  (I. sanguinea) 36", M., 3 "                                                           $10.00

 

          This purple selection of Iris sanguinea has a striking flower

          form with pendulous falls and vertical standards.


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  KING OF KINGS  (Varner, S.) 33", M. to L., 4"                                                    $12.00

       

          A large, wide white self with faint green veining and green

          shaft on falls. Outstanding in a clump and for performance.

          H. M. and Morgan-Wood Awards.


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  KINGFISHER BLUE  (Wallace) 32", M., 4"                                                            $10.00

 

          Large, pale violet-blue with lighter standards.  Very pretty.

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  LADY VANESSA   (Hollingsworth, R.) 36", M.                                                    $15.00

 

          Standards are wide, ruffled red violet with blue veining.

          Fall are slightly ruffled medium wine red with inconspicuous

          white signal overlaid with deep blue veins.  Small gold

          throat.  Stylearms are much paler deepening away from

          the ridge, which is blue at the base.  A delicate beauty.

          H. M. Award, Morgan Award and Award of Merit.


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  LAUGHING BROOK  (Waite, K.) 36", M., 4"                                                        $12.00

 

          Dark violet purple with white signals and light violet

          style arms.


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  LIGHTS OF PARIS  (Rich R.) 40", L., 4 "                                                            $10.00

 

          White self with deep yellow hafts.  Well branched.

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  LIMEHEART  (Brummitt, M.) 34", M., 4"                                                             $12.00

 

          Unique white flower with pale green overcast.  Wide

          petalled and especially crisp look.  Top quality.


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  LITTLE RED  (Vaughn, K.) 18", M. to L., 3"                                                          $10.00

 

         Lightly ruffled dark red-violet self with small white

        blaze. Low growing. H. M. Award.

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  LITTLE TRICOLOR  (Sensenbach, C.) 32", M., 2 ¾"                                       $12.00

 

          Rainbow mixture of blue, violet and purple. Beautiful

          and unique color pattern.

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  LLEWELLYN  (Cleveland, F.) 38", M., 4 "                                                         $10.00

 

          Gorgeous, large, light purple-blue color that glows

          with lighter standards.  Very large flaring standards.

          A favorite here.

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  LYDIA WINTER  (McGarvey, W.) 39", M. to L., 4"                                              $12.00

 

          White standards over falls that open pink and fade to

          lavender. A delicate beauty.


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  MARANATHA  (Varner, S.) 40", M. L., 4 "                                                         $10.00

         

          Superb velvety royal purple self with very little signal

          showing.  Marvelous color.

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  MARILYN HOLMES  (McEwen, C.) 27", M., 4 "                                              $12.00

 

          Superior round-form flower with dark violet-blue falls

          and contrasting lighter standards and styles.  Rich color

          and nicely ruffled form.

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  MISS DULUTH  (Sass, J.) 31", M. to L., 4"                                                            $10.00

 

          Glowing, deep velvety reddish purple with contrasting

          blue styles. Very pretty color combination.


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  MOON DRUMMER  (Cleveland, F.) 38", M., 4 ½"                                           $12.00

 

          Gorgeous, large, light purple-blue color that glows

          with lighter standards.  Very large flaring standards.

          A favorite here. So iridescent that it shines across the field.

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  NATICK  (Gage, L. M.) 40", L.M., 4 "                                                                 $10.00

         

          Beautiful, clear sky blue.


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   ONG’S HAT  (Wood, I.) 36", M., 4 "                                                                    $10.00

 

          Large, glistening, wide-petalled warm white with full

          yellow haft. Pollen in especially potent in hybridizing.

          Seedling of White Swirl.  Named for a town in New

          Jersey. Introduced by Tranquil Lake Nursery.


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  ORVILLE FAY  (McEwen, C.) 36", M. to L., 6" (T)                                              $10.00

          Medium blue with veining and very heavy substance and

          wide flaring petals.  H. M. and Morgan Awards.

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  PEG EDWARDS  (McEwen, C.) 36", M., 6" (T)                                                   $12.00

 

          Steals the show with its light turquoise-blue tips shading

          to darker turquoise near the center. Very pretty violet-blue

          standards with flaring violet-blue falls lightening on outer

          petals. White blaze. Large with crisp clean look. H. M. Award.

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  PERCHERETTE  (Warburton, B.) 35", M., 4 ¾"                                                $10.00

 

          Beautifully ruffled, pink-toned violet self with deeper veining.

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  PERCHERON  (Warburton, B.) 35", M., 6"                                                          $12.00

          Heavily ruffled, veined and dappled large purple-violet standards

          and falls.  Aqua styles fringed at midribs.  Green signals.  Blooms

          on tall sturdy stems.


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  PINK HAZE   (McGarvey, W.) 38", M., 4 "                                                        $10.00

 

          Lovely, clear, pure light pink.   H. M. and Morgan Awards.


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  PINK SNOWTOP  (McGarvey, W.) 40", M., 3 "                                               $10.00

 

          A beautiful lavender-pink amoena, standards open light

          pink and fade immediately to white.  Falls pink, opens to

          moderate purplish pink.  Stylearms white.

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  PIRATE PRINCE  (Varner, S.) 28" M. L., 4 "                                                    $10.00

 

          Classy, deep blue-purple standards over lustrous rich-

          purple flaring falls.  No signals.   Green overlay on shaft.

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  PIROUETTE  (Cassebeer, F.) 32", M. L., 4 "                                                    $10.00

 

          Wide petalled, pale blue standards and medium-blue

          falls with violet undertones.  H. M. and Morgan Awards.

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  REDDY MAID  (McEwen, C.) 30", E. M. to M., 6" (T)                                        $12.00

 

          Velvety, dark wine-red standards; falls very dark

          wine-red with white signals and light green hafts.

          Dark wine-red stylearms.

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  ROANOKE'S CHOICE  (McGarvey) 30", M.L., 4 ½"                                           $12.00

 

          Shimmering silvery violet with a flaring form. Neatly

          tailored look. In 2017, bloomed through June and into July.

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  ROARING JELLY  (Shafer-Sacks) 36", M.                                                              $15.00

 

          Full, round and slightly recurved flowers have dappled

          bright raspberry falls with pale lavender-grey standards

          with diffused red veining that are also slightly dappled.

          Signal white with dark veining and dark blue flush.

          Stylearms lavender-grey flushed blue aqua.   Lovely

          and distinctive.  H.M., Award of Merit and Morgan-

          Woods Medal winner.


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  ROSACE  (Warburton) 30", M., 4"                                                                          $12.00

 

          Beautiful blend of three blue tones. Violet blue deeper

          below the signals and shading to the tip of the falls. So

          ruffled it looks like a blue rose when its buds unfurl.

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  ROSE QUEST  (Hager, B) 40", E.M., 4"                                                                  $12.00

 

          Smooth and attractive shades of orchid and rose. Interesting.

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  ROYAL HERALD  (Scheffy, E.) 33", M., 3 "                                                        $10.00

 

          Dark rich blue-purple with near-black falls.

          Flaring standards and very wide falls.

          H. M. Award.

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  RUBY WINE  (Hagar, B.) 36", M., 4 "                                                                   $10.00

 

          Dark, rosy-wine self with large white half-circle

          signals streaked with brown.  Distinctive and

          pretty.  H. M. Award.


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  SALEM WITCH    (Spofford, D.) 40", V. E., 3 "                                                  $10.00

 

          Striking with heavy color veining on medium reddish-

          purple base.  Large white blaze.  One of the earliest

          to bloom here at the nursery.

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  SALLY KERLIN  (McEwen, C.) 27", M., 4 "                                                       $12.00

 

          Round, ruffled clear pale blue with light lavender tone.

          Pure white blaze and horizontal form.


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  SHAKER'S PRAYER (Warner, C.) 36", E. to L., 4"                                               $12.00

 

         Small flowers with violet standards with reddish-violet

          styles.  Falls have solid-violet edges surrounding yellow

          hafts turning to white at center, veined in lilac.  Overall

          delicate veining effect.  Solid violet edge. Truly gorgeous.

          A very long season.  It is one of the earliest to bloom for

          us and continues to bloom through to the latest of the

          Siberians.  President’s Cup and Morgan-Wood Awards.

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 SILVER BIRD  (Varner, S.) 34", M. L.                                                                       $12.00

 

         Very deep royal blue with slight purple overcast. Tiny

          silver edge on falls. Aqua purple style arms. H. M. Award.

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  SILVER EDGE  (McEwen, C.) 28", E. to M., 6" (T)                                                $10.00

 

          Silver edging circles the medium-blue falls giving a

          distinctive unique look to this flower.  Yellow-white

          blaze.  Medium-blue standards and blue styles with

          turquoise midribs.  H. M. and Morgan Awards.


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  SKY WINGS  (Peck, W.) 36", M., 4"                                                                          $12.00 

 

          Very pretty light blue with nice form. Standards light

          blue; Falls darker blue with yellow blaze and radiating

          violet-blue veining. Pale blue-to-white styles.

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  SNOW FLARE  (Carlson, G.) 40", M., 3 "                                                            $12.00

 

          Open flaring form of snowy white. Slight trace of

          yellow on hafts.  H. M. Award and Exhibition

          Certificate.

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  SNOWCREST  (Gage, L. M.) 28", L. M., 3 "                                                          $10.00

 

          Sparkling, snow white with heavy texture and stately

          form.  Morgan Award.


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  SNOWY EGRET   (Cleveland, F.) 34", L. M., 4"                                                    $10.00

 

         Large, pure-white flowers with frilled edges.


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  SPARKLING ROSE  (Hager B.) 38", M., 4 ½"                                                       $12.00

 

          Pastel rose-mauve self with prominent veining on

          falls. Flash of blue at tip.

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  STEVE  (Varner, S.) 34", M. L., 4 "                                                                        $12.00

 

          Large, deep-violet blue self with ruffles.  Stylearms

          ruffled and elliptical.  A vigorous grower.

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  STEVE VARNER  (Briscoe, H.) 29", M., 5"                                                             $12.00

 

         Wide, deep blue falls veined lavender-blue. Standards

          lavender- blue. Bright blue stylearms. Magnificent.

          Morgan and Morgan-Wood Awards.

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  SUMMER SKY  (Cleveland, F.) 30", M., 3"                                                        $10.00

 

          Outstanding, small variety with light-blue falls,

          yellow hafts, and pastel-violet standards.

          Looks like a myriad of butterflies.  Unique

          reverse light blue amoena.


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  SWANK  (Hager, B.) 32", M., 4 "                                                                           $12.00

 

          Clear, crisp deep blue with little signal and

          classic form.  H. M. and Morgan Awards.

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  TEAL VELVET  (McEwen, C.) 33 ", V. E. to M., 5 "                                       $10.00

 

         Very velvety, dark reddish purple.  Self styles.


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  TEALWOOD  (Varner, S.) 27", M., 4"                                                                      $12.00

 

          Beautiful, smooth, very dark velvety purple

          self with flat form.  H. M. and Morgan Awards.

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  TROPIC NIGHT  (Morgan, F. C.) 30", L., 3 "                                                       $10.00

 

          Deep velvety blue-violet with a white veined patch

          on the falls.  Large flowers with striking color and

          texture.  Morgan Award winner.


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  TURQUOISE CUP  (Cleveland, F.) 27", L., 3 "                                                   $12.00

 

          Light, sky-blue to turquoise self with pretty veining

          on tall stems.  A gorgeous color that garners

          comments from all who see it in the fields.

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  VALDA  (Back, A.) 32", E., 4 "                                                                                $10.00

 

          Deep royal-blue standards.  Falls a deeper royal blue

          with yellow and black blaze ending with fan-shaped

          white markings at edge.


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  VELVET NIGHT  (Edwards, P.) 20", M.                                                                  $10.00

 

         Very dark, velvety blue-violet self.   H. M. Award.

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  VI LUIHN  (DuBose, S.) 34", M. L., 4"                                                                     $10.00

 

          Luxurious velvety violet-blue self.  Pale yellow signal.

          Especially well branched.  H.M. and Morgan Awards.

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  WHITE SWIRL  (Cassebeer, F.) 40", L., 4 ½"                                                     $12.00

 

          The Classic Siberian Iris. Fluted and ruffled, wide petalled

          white. Pioneered the round flat form. H. M. and Morgan

          Awards.


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  WHITE TRIANGLES  (Warburton, B.) 30", L. M., 4"                                         $12.00

 

          Large white iris with great substance.  Wonderful flat

          form and 3 to 4 buds per stem.


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  WINE WINGS  (Varner, S.) 32", E. to L., 3 ½"                                                      $10.00

 

          Long blooming bitone, standards light violet-red

          and violet-red falls.  H. M. Award.

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Tranquil Lake Nursery Order Form

 

We are building up stock on the following Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica).  They will be available in future years: We are building up stock on the following Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica).  They will be available in future years: Anniversary; Appaloosa Blue; Augury; Avon; Bee; Belfast; Blue Brilliant; Blue Burgee; Blue Mere; Blue Orientalis; Butter And Sugar; Cabernet; Cambridge; Chartreuse Bounty; Cleve Dodge; Cool Spring; Dark Circle; Deep Shade; Dianne's Daughter; Dreaming Green; Early Bluebird; Eric the Red; Fairy Dawn; Floating Island; Fourfold Lavender; Gatineau; Grey Prince; Harbor Mist; Harpswell Hallelujiah; Hubbard; Illini Charm, Illini Peace; Isabelle; Ivory Lemon; Jaybird; Joretta; Lady Godiva; Louis J; Matane; Moon Sprite; Mountain Lake; My Love; Nora Distin; Omar's Cup; On and On; Pansy Purple; Perry's Pygmy; Polly Dodge; Prescious Doll; Purple Mere; Rare Jewel; Red Passion: Rehoboth Gem; Rejoice Always; Ruffled Velvet; Sapphire Bouquet; Shadow Lake; Shirley Pope; Silver Rose; Snow Bunting; Snow Prince; Snow Queen; Stellar Blue; Strand Perle; Super Ego; Tiffany Lass; True Love; Tycoon; Velvet Gown; Weisser Orient; Weisser Zerg; White Amber; White Dove; Wing on Wing; Yankee Consul; Yankee Doodle Boy and Young Lady. 

 

Printable PDF of Our Siberian Iris Catalog

 

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