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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.

ImageSubjectTopic StarterRepliesLast Post
  Iris aldirtyhands 11 Jan 2, 2012 4:38 AM
Thumbnail of Irises in the water garden Irises in the water garden estrail1rider 4 Dec 29, 2011 1:54 AM
  I gotta go . digger9083 31 Dec 15, 2011 9:18 AM
  Virginia Iris question woodspirit1 2 Dec 12, 2011 12:12 PM
  Does anyone grow the iris called Maiden?? makj 5 Dec 3, 2011 6:43 PM
Thumbnail of my last one for the season my last one for the season xuling 1 Nov 21, 2011 4:18 PM
Thumbnail of This Yellow Iris just wont quit. This Yellow Iris just wont quit. JBerger 24 Nov 21, 2011 6:38 AM
  New Blyth irises Mitt 10 Nov 20, 2011 9:12 AM
  Freezing Pollen hostaluver84 2 Nov 7, 2011 9:42 AM
Thumbnail of Another person with NoIDs for postage Another person with NoIDs for postage redslab 11 Oct 28, 2011 4:23 PM
  Iris rhizomes eaten! - help! tamberlin 7 Oct 21, 2011 8:59 AM
Thumbnail of Look what I found this evening!  Look what I found this evening! irisluvr0252 17 Oct 13, 2011 5:35 AM
  How do you arrange your beds? dmac085 14 Oct 4, 2011 9:34 PM
  NOID's for postage greathorse 7 Oct 3, 2011 6:42 AM
  Warning to those who may buy or trade iris with this person- CTYankeegirl 6 Sep 29, 2011 8:24 AM
  Planting Siberian Iris nhuntley 50 Sep 28, 2011 6:32 AM
  Anyone receive their HIPS order yet? estrail1rider 19 Sep 26, 2011 10:09 PM
Thumbnail of This year is will be a SDB's swap!!!!!!! This year is will be a SDB's swap!!!!!!! makj 116 Sep 26, 2011 6:37 PM
  New iris minnesippi 13 Sep 19, 2011 1:53 AM
Thumbnail of 'Wabash' ? Do you think? 'Wabash' ? Do you think? minnesippi 6 Sep 17, 2011 6:01 PM
  Seeds "from" the Goodwill minnesippi 22 Sep 16, 2011 1:23 PM
Thumbnail of We built another iris bed too! We built another iris bed too! naomimade 14 Sep 13, 2011 3:29 PM
  Is this a good deal/true? Please advise minnesippi 1 Sep 13, 2011 3:20 PM
  Iris seeds roseycats 1 Sep 12, 2011 12:24 PM
Thumbnail of Next to the last order arrived today! Next to the last order arrived today! dmac085 11 Sep 11, 2011 12:08 PM
  International Iris Garden/Received my order and Replacements estrail1rider 0 Sep 11, 2011 9:05 AM
Thumbnail of 101 degrees and re-bloomer blooming. 101 degrees and re-bloomer blooming. WormsLovSharon 2 Sep 11, 2011 2:23 AM
Thumbnail of A strange invader! A strange invader! naomimade 9 Sep 8, 2011 8:52 PM
  New Rhizomes & Winter Pewjumper 13 Sep 6, 2011 7:05 PM
  'Nibelungen' : Goos & Koenemann, 1910 estrail1rider 0 Sep 6, 2011 5:21 AM
  When to divide rebloomers? caitlinsgarden 1 Sep 4, 2011 9:53 PM
Thumbnail of ID needed ID needed janemarierose 2 Sep 3, 2011 3:08 PM
  International Iris garden...anyone heard from him lately? estrail1rider 3 Sep 3, 2011 8:41 AM
  Rot Treatment caitlinsgarden 2 Sep 3, 2011 2:12 AM
  Stapled Iris and rot? caitlinsgarden 7 Aug 29, 2011 3:16 AM
  Fans dying back flowerchik1 8 Aug 28, 2011 5:43 AM
  Rot control: keep growing edge of iris out of the ground? caitlinsgarden 2 Aug 26, 2011 9:10 AM
  New baby fans popping out! caitlinsgarden 15 Aug 26, 2011 8:53 AM
  TB Iris Swap mittsy 105 Aug 19, 2011 5:23 PM
Thumbnail of Walking Iris Walking Iris Marthan 0 Aug 15, 2011 6:45 AM
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