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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 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
Thumbnail of Walking Iris Walking Iris Marthan 0 Aug 15, 2011 6:45 AM
Thumbnail of update on Iris killer...lol update on Iris killer...lol janemarierose 4 Aug 15, 2011 5:24 AM
  Best Marking Method Pewjumper 17 Aug 14, 2011 3:06 PM
  Walking Iris UMD_Terp 4 Aug 11, 2011 4:05 AM
  Liquid Crystal Compass IndaShade 12 Aug 10, 2011 6:28 AM
Thumbnail of My new Iris bed....... My new Iris bed....... philljm 4 Aug 8, 2011 4:58 AM
Thumbnail of Blooming Today #2 Blooming Today #2 ge1836 399 Jul 31, 2011 8:19 PM
Thumbnail of iris bloom question iris bloom question risingcreek 6 Jul 30, 2011 8:55 AM
  To plant in heat or not? caitlinsgarden 16 Jul 26, 2011 8:04 PM
  Iris Bed philljm 12 Jul 25, 2011 8:15 PM
  Not a single Iris in my gardens! AnnieBBB 14 Jul 24, 2011 8:36 PM
  bluegrassmom tucsonplumeriaz 4 Jul 24, 2011 9:30 AM
Thumbnail of I think I killed the only Iris I had I think I killed the only Iris I had janemarierose 11 Jul 23, 2011 12:33 PM
Thumbnail of Dietes iridioides (African Iris) Dietes iridioides (African Iris) Buttoneer 7 Jul 22, 2011 9:58 PM
Thumbnail of new to iris...would like to start collect... new to iris...would like to start collect... janemarierose 1 Jul 22, 2011 1:12 PM
  Iris Orders for this year irisluvr0252 14 Jul 20, 2011 2:48 PM
  Favorite late season TB's philljm 6 Jul 19, 2011 8:08 PM
Thumbnail of help id this ugly iris help id this ugly iris doridunn 17 Jul 19, 2011 7:08 PM
  Fungus Help Please! enidcandles 1 Jul 16, 2011 11:59 AM
Thumbnail of Cry of rejoice! my first iris bloom! Cry of rejoice! my first iris bloom! OutlawHeart81 11 Jul 12, 2011 5:27 PM
  Harvesting Seed Pods hostaluver84 18 Jul 7, 2011 9:22 AM
Thumbnail of Welcome to the Irises forum Welcome to the Irises forum dave 25 Jul 7, 2011 8:35 AM
Thumbnail of have seeds for this NOID have seeds for this NOID risingcreek 0 Jul 6, 2011 6:14 PM
  Can you identify? nilly 2 Jul 6, 2011 8:19 AM
  SDB Sokolinaya Okhota CHA 3 Jul 6, 2011 6:10 AM
Thumbnail of Help with knowing when to divide Iris Help with knowing when to divide Iris michigan420 10 Jul 6, 2011 4:39 AM
  Flower Child's Garden(s) dixiedumplin 6 Jul 5, 2011 1:45 PM
Thumbnail of High Class for trade or postage High Class for trade or postage jxmas 7 Jul 5, 2011 6:58 AM
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