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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 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 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
  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
  Looking for reblooming iris Romegrown 9 Nov 5, 2013 7:27 AM
  Iris from Pleasants Valley Iris Farm pirl 16 Nov 3, 2013 3:19 PM
  How big are salvageable rhizomes? elsieme 1 Oct 29, 2013 9:10 AM
  New Irises from Australia Mitt 4 Oct 29, 2013 3:13 AM
Thumbnail of What Type of Iris?  Please Help Identify What Type of Iris? Please Help Identify PeteB7 12 Oct 16, 2013 12:23 PM
  what do you use for plant tags? momoftwo607 51 Oct 13, 2013 4:55 AM
Thumbnail of ID, I have a list but I don't know which it is ID, I have a list but I don't know which it is FrillyLily 5 Oct 10, 2013 3:15 PM
  Japanese Iris Shiro Nihonkai mittsy 9 Oct 1, 2013 11:00 AM
  Free Iris for Postage Debsroots 4 Sep 15, 2013 5:35 PM
Thumbnail of DJ"S  JULY IRIS  PICTURES & CHAT  DJ"S JULY IRIS PICTURES & CHAT deejay9 65 Sep 13, 2013 3:48 PM
Thumbnail of Japanese irises available for postage Japanese irises available for postage mittsy 24 Sep 9, 2013 3:05 PM
Thumbnail of When is best time to divide irises? When is best time to divide irises? rockette 12 Sep 7, 2013 1:45 PM
  What do I do with the iris after they have bloomed? Pippi21 28 Sep 7, 2013 1:44 PM
  Confused Iris in Bloom Oberon46 1 Sep 7, 2013 6:12 AM
Thumbnail of  DJ9"S  JULY IRIS SWAP   SIGN UP  DJ9"S JULY IRIS SWAP SIGN UP deejay9 221 Aug 12, 2013 3:53 PM
  what to do after you have dug iris' up because of iris borer iowamomof3 3 Aug 11, 2013 8:40 PM
Thumbnail of Edith wolford or Thrillseeker? Edith wolford or Thrillseeker? FrillyLily 10 Aug 6, 2013 10:27 PM
Thumbnail of Is this milesii? Is this milesii? cinemike 5 Aug 6, 2013 9:13 AM
  Ugh, how do I get rid of borers? Bookerc1 5 Aug 6, 2013 7:55 AM
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