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In addition to this forum, DG provides you with many ways to learn more about Irises, find sources, and share what you know with others. This thread is intended to help you explore those features and provide a permanent reference tool with helpful links and shortcuts.
Getting the most from PlantFiles
PlantFiles has thousands of Iris entries and tons of information - here are some tips to track down what you're looking for:
2) The Advanced Search lets you find the Irises that meet your specifications (class, bloom color, hardiness, bloom time, etc.) http://davesgarden.com/pf/advanced.php?sname=Iris (Note: You can - and should - skip past any detail sections that you don't care about.)
Within any entry (one you added, or existing entries), you can add your own comment, photo and/or ZIP code report if it grows well in your garden! The screen shot below shows you where to look for the ZIP code field and the links to add an image or comment.