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(Zone 7a)

May 10, 2001
11:45 PM

Post #4732

This is an historical iris I found at an old homestead...probably planted there over 100 years ago. Can anyone identify it?

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Lake Toxaway, NC
(Zone 7a)

May 11, 2001
11:21 AM

Post #73947

I am going to an iris show Saturday. I will take a print-out of your iris with me. I have a similar one that I want to identify too.

(Zone 5a)

May 11, 2001
3:10 PM

Post #73979

Lantana they are called Lavender Bounty Iris(Iris siberica)you can find them at They have it listed as a new plant.

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(Zone 7a)

May 11, 2001
9:07 PM

Post #74043

This is a bearded iris, not a Siberian...I did a google search on Lavender Bounty...not it...however, thank you for the input, windsurffer!
Humansville, MO
(Zone 6a)

May 11, 2001
9:31 PM

Post #74048

take a look at victorian veil at


Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)

May 11, 2001
9:45 PM

Post #74053

If that's not it, try phalanx:

Regardless of what it's called, it sure is pretty!

(Zone 7a)

May 12, 2001
1:43 AM

Post #74083

Phalanx is almost it but the self is a little more mauve. Mine might have been a parent of Phalanx possibly. I know it has to be very old because this house had not been inhabited for a very long time. It was all rotted and falling down. Someone recently bought the place and took a bulldozer to the house and yard. However, these iris were spared as well as the old chimney which was built of hand hewn native limestone.

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