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A beloved hardy perennial in many gardens, the "flag" or "sword lily" is also the stylized flower of the classic "fleur-de-lis" pattern found in ancient coats of arms, wallcoverings and carved reliefs.

After you've browsed through PlantFiles to make your selections, check out the Garden Watchdog to find a source of modern Irises or older varieties. For more reading, the Bookworm has several Iris books to consider.

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Thumbnail of Iris resource links Iris resource links -- [Sticky] Terry 4 Apr 11, 2006 2:00 PM
Thumbnail of 2014 bloom!!! Horay!! Woot! 2014 bloom!!! Horay!! Woot! NickysIris 8 Apr 23, 2014 8:38 PM
  iris albicans vossner 3 Apr 23, 2014 7:05 PM
  Deer Damage Garden56 6 Apr 23, 2014 4:19 PM
Thumbnail of SDB Seedlings 2006 SDB Seedlings 2006 TBGDN 69 Apr 20, 2014 12:41 PM
  Sale on quality noid iris TexasDollie 6 Apr 19, 2014 7:08 PM
  Dividing Irises - Basic Questions PeteB7 18 Apr 18, 2014 7:45 AM
Thumbnail of A Few of Early Blooms A Few of Early Blooms Larkie 11 Apr 17, 2014 10:58 PM
Thumbnail of Surprise bloom... Surprise bloom... TexasDollie 3 Apr 17, 2014 12:18 PM
  Do you have Cinnamon Girl? iowhen 0 Apr 16, 2014 9:41 PM
Thumbnail of First iris bloom April 14, 2014 First iris bloom April 14, 2014 Sheridragonflys 1 Apr 16, 2014 5:17 AM
Thumbnail of Building the EXCITEMENT for bloom season 2014!!! Building the EXCITEMENT for bloom season 2014!!! NickysIris 72 Apr 12, 2014 9:09 AM
Thumbnail of IDs? IDs? iowhen 8 Apr 11, 2014 5:37 PM
  What's your favorite slug remedy? iowhen 3 Apr 11, 2014 4:46 PM
  Bearded irises tathib 4 Apr 11, 2014 2:10 PM
  urgent need advice on potted iris Sheridragonflys 3 Apr 8, 2014 5:04 AM
Thumbnail of Is this Drama Queen? Is this Drama Queen? TexasDollie 4 Apr 8, 2014 5:02 AM
Thumbnail of Albino iris Albino iris murkov2 5 Apr 7, 2014 12:31 PM
Thumbnail of What is your favorite iris with a "grape" smell? What is your favorite iris with a "grape" smell? Cville_Gardener 4 Apr 6, 2014 6:09 PM
Thumbnail of What is your favorite iris with a "lemon" scent? What is your favorite iris with a "lemon" scent? Cville_Gardener 0 Apr 4, 2014 5:58 AM
Thumbnail of It IS spring! It IS spring! cathy166 1 Apr 3, 2014 8:29 PM
Thumbnail of Two noids that need a name Two noids that need a name crowrita1 7 Apr 3, 2014 5:55 PM
Thumbnail of First Iris to Bloom First Iris to Bloom Kelli 8 Apr 3, 2014 5:17 PM
Thumbnail of Leaf spot problelms Leaf spot problelms gessieviolet 1 Apr 2, 2014 9:52 PM
Thumbnail of Three new blooms...i.d. help? Three new blooms...i.d. help? TexasDollie 9 Mar 31, 2014 6:40 PM
  Tall Iris for less than full sun? rouge21 6 Mar 22, 2014 11:25 AM
  what season do the moths lay the iris borer eggs? murkov2 5 Mar 20, 2014 1:45 PM
  Need suggestions tx_flower_child 3 Mar 19, 2014 6:02 PM
Thumbnail of Iris I.D. Iris I.D. TexasDollie 9 Mar 19, 2014 1:58 PM
Thumbnail of And another new bloom! And another new bloom! TexasDollie 4 Mar 19, 2014 10:39 AM
  Can I grow iris in Phoenix area dmwade 2 Mar 18, 2014 6:21 PM
Thumbnail of Which one is this? Which one is this? TexasDollie 4 Mar 15, 2014 8:18 AM
  Fire Ant Mounds in Southern US Iris Bed themikesmom 27 Mar 15, 2014 12:47 AM
Thumbnail of Is this Crimson King or Nightfall? Is this Crimson King or Nightfall? TexasDollie 7 Mar 12, 2014 12:52 PM
Thumbnail of Does anyone grow High Master iris Does anyone grow High Master iris Sheridragonflys 9 Mar 12, 2014 8:49 AM
Thumbnail of Japanese irises at Greywood Farms Japanese irises at Greywood Farms pirl 2 Jan 26, 2014 7:31 AM
  Squirrels and irises tx_flower_child 12 Nov 16, 2013 5:45 PM
Thumbnail of November surprise! November surprise! iowhen 6 Nov 16, 2013 12:13 PM
  To mulch or not to mulch???? iowamomof3 13 Nov 12, 2013 8:26 AM
  Tall Iris Flowers Fall Over Every Year PeteB7 17 Nov 8, 2013 9:00 PM
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