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|Positive ||Emma60 |
Grassy Creek, NC (Zone 6a)
January 9, 2012
|I ordered Siberian irises last year (2011) for the first time from this company - birthday gifts for two friends and some for myself. I can't tell you how lucky I feel to have stumbled on to this nursery. The plants I received and those I sent to my friends were extremely generous in size, healthy, well labeled, and the prices were quite reasonable. We all received bonuses and an extra of a variety if it was on the small size. I couldn't have been happier with what I received for myself and those I sent as gifts. If someone has a complaint about the size - and I don't see how they could - then I suggest they stick to the "instant gratification" plants at the big box stores. As for me, I'm sticking with quality.
|Positive ||Mshadow |
Houghton Lake, MI (Zone 4b)
May 15, 2009
|First time ordering from this company. The root system was amazing, and very pleased with the size of the plants I received. Also, I received one of their new introductions as a bolus plant. I will definitely order from them again.
|Positive ||daylily970 |
Coshocton, OH (Zone 6a)
April 29, 2009
|This is my first time ordering from joe pye weeds Gardens. The siberian irises were in very good condition and the packing was excellent. i received a 2009 intro for a bonus. i will order from them again.
|Positive ||nevadagdn |
Sparks, NV (Zone 7a)
April 17, 2008
|I ordered three (or was it four? I don't remember) plants, and received a bonus plant. They are all small, healthy plants. The smallest of the plants had five growing points, or sheaths full of blades--I'm not so clear on what constitutes a fan when it comes to Siberian Iris. In any case, I'm happy with what I got, and look forward to seeing the plants bloom in future years.
On April 17th, 2008, nevadagdn added the following:
Once I sat down and added things up, I realized that I'd received about $40 worth of iris as the bonus (I didn't think I'd been shorted, but I had no idea what I'd ordered other than three irises). I potted the starts up yesterday, and when I went out to check on all my potted plants this morning, I was very pleased to see that they had all put on visible growth...since yesterday afternoon!
|Neutral ||frahnzone5 |
Bensenville, IL (Zone 5a)
April 25, 2006
|This was my first time ordering from this nursery. Their standard plants size is three fans (something not noted in either their catalog or order form). I was disappointed at how small the root systems were on some of the siberian irises I received (the most expensive had the smallest roots). When I complained to the nursery they said mine was the first complaint they had had in 24 years and that their plants always thrived. However they did offer a replacement for any that did not survive. I have potted them up and hope for the best. Will withhold final judgement pending performance.
|Positive ||pollyk |
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)
April 20, 2006
|These are the hybridizers Schafer and Sacks. Anyone into Siberian iris sure knows those names. I just received my first order of Siberian and species iris. Generous divisions, very healthy, packaged nicely, and a wonderful extra. I am very pleased and highly recommend them. From email contact they sure sound like nice people too!
On April 25th, 2007, pollyk added the following:
Another year, another great experience.
I had lost one iris, purchased from Joe Pye Weeds Garden, and as it was a typhifolia, which I had never grown before, I wanted to be sure I was caring for it right, and to order another as I really loved the pictures (Caitlin's Smile). So I contacted them for advice only, telling them I did not expect them to replace it as it was perfectly fine when I received it, and it was absolutely my fault it died. I got an immediate response that they would replace it, and would April 16 be OK to send it. What incredibly good business practice that was.
I also ordered a new intro of theirs and was sent a very special bonus. Also got a healthy potted cristata.
The roots on the siberians were huge, the divisions generous.
I can't say enough good about this company.
On April 27th, 2009, pollyk added the following:
Another great order from Joe Pye Weed. Their irises are great, the divisions large and healthy, and fantastic extras. I think they are the best hybridizers of sibs in the business, so it only makes sense to buy from them direct. They are wonderful people, and a wonderful company, and certainly deserve our business.
|Positive ||mmboehm |
September 8, 2005
|Have ordered from them several times. Always received generous and healthy material. They are hybridizers and have lovely and unique siberians and interspecies crosses among other plants -- focus is on irises. Exceptionally nice people who try very hard to please. Would recommend them highly.
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