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Tall Bearded
The spectacular and showy climax of the bearded Iris season. These plants are 27" and over in height. Blooming here from very late May to late June. Top award for class is John Wister Medal (JW). The top award for all Iris is the Dykes Medal (DM).

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A Grape Fit TB  

(Schreiner 2015) 35" M S. rose-violet; F. white ground, rose-violet plicata edging; beard hairs based dark orange, tips purple. A strong grower.

Absolute Star TB irs  

Schreiner's 2013) 37" M Standards. pale yellow; Falls cream , pale yellow on hafts, petal edges touched pale yellow; beard hairs based yellow, tips orange. While registration says 'M' it is one of last to bloom for me. Strong substanc, shrugs off hevy rain.

Acoma TB Iris  

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        ACOMA (MaGee 1990) E 30" Plicata; pale blue standards; violet margins on white; henna beard. HM AM JW

Action Packed TB

Not available 2018 ACTION PACKED (Black 2011) 36" M-VL S. white washed light tan-gold, prominent medium wine veining from edge inward to midribs, medium wine rim, inside more white; lower style arms light tan-gold, violet ridge, upper crest wine, alternating wine and gold stripes below; F. velvety purple-black, beard surrounded by white rays; beards violet base, hairs tipped orange. Good strong grower.


Alabaster Lace TB 

( Aitken, 2016) 42" , VL-VVL
White self; beards pale blue; heavily laced. .

All Night Long Iris 

 Not Available 2018 ALL NIGHT LONG
(Duncan 2005) 31" L Dark purple-black self, slight lacy fringe on style crests; beards dark purple at end, violet in middle; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. . HM 2007, AM 2009.

All Smiles TB  

Not Available 2018 ALL SMILES (M Sutton 2009) 35" M-VL & re S. dresden yellow; style arms primrose yellow; F. white, aureolin yellow thumbprint, ½˝ dresden yellow rim; beards aureolin yellow; slight spicy fragrance

Amarillo Frills  

 Sold out AMARILLO FRILLS (Ben Hager, by Cooley's Gardens, 2002) 37" EM Laced yellow self; beards yellow. HM 2004, AM 2006.




   Sold Out AMBERTIME (Barry Blyth, 2012) 33" , M S. yellow apricot; F. same, spreading lavender to lavender-white zone over petal; beards vivid tangerine.



TB Iris Amarillo Frills

Sold Out AMERICAN SWEETHEART (Sexton 1993)M 36" Golden Standards; Falls black with gold hafts; brown beard. Stunning in garden, but not a good increaser.

ancient Echos TB Iris 

   Sold Out ANCIENT ECHOES (Blyth 1997) 34" ML S. old gold to antique gold; F. plush red black, 1/4" tan edge; beards bronze, tipped old gold; sweet fragrance. Very nice when it blooms. But stuggls here.


ArArtist's Pallett TB

Chapman,. 2000) 38" ML S. violet, midrib touched brown, rim purple; style arms violet; F. butterscotch with lighter edge and thin chocolate band, brown shoulders with white haft markings, wide feathered violet band from beard to near edge, olive highlights becoming yellow at distal end; beards butterscotch; ruffled, lightly laced . Most riginal Colour - Florence 2002

Art Project TB Iris

Not Available 2018 ART PROJECT ( Zurbrigg 1990) TB 36", M S. ruffled and swirled red violet at base, blending to gold; F. heavily ruffled gold with soft lavender influences, especially in texture veining; gold beard; pronounced sweet fragrance.

Augustine TB

     Not Available 2018 AUGUSTINE (Schick 2005) 36" M S. pink orange; style arms orange; F. pink orange, shoulders rose orange; beards orange; laced; slight musky fragrance. HM 2007, AM 2009.

Autumn Tryst TB Iris

     Not Available 2018 R      AUTUMN TRYST (Weiler 1993) EL 34" Rosy blue on white plicata; ruffled, branching. HM

Awesome Blossom TB

Sold Out AWESOME BLOSSOM (Black 2000) 32" ML S. peach pink, butter halo; style arms peach pink; F. warm white center texture-veined butter gold blending to wide butter gold band; beards tangerine orange; ruffled; slight musky fragrance. A plant that has shown good growth here, from parents that have cold tolerance. HM 2002, AM 2006.