Other Iris Species
Species-X Irises
These six Species-X irises all have Siberian irises as a parent.
Ally Oops(Borglum, 2000) Standards light blue; falls cream with blue veining; pseudacorus cross, RPM10, 18"", EM. $8.00
Begin Again(Helsley, 2011) Blue violet, 30"", very early. $6.00
Happy Traveler(Schafer/Sacks, 2015) Violet blue, vigorous Sibtosa, 36", mid to late season. $8.00
Sibtosa Duchess(Tamberg, 2002) Light lavender with white standards and styles, tet., 36", early midseason. $8.00
Who's On First(Hollingworth, 2008) Deep violet purple, 37", very early, RPM16, $6.00
What's On Second(Hollingworth, 2017) White to ivory, dark yellow signal, 32", very early. $8.00

Spuria Irises
A diverse series of tall and short irises, native to conditions varying from salt marshes to dry scrubland, offers some of the most beautiful flowers of all the irises.
Iris gramineaA graceful small fountain of deciduous grasslike foliage and 2" brilliant purple flowers with yellow and white signals on a slender stalk, midseason. $6.00

The "Japanese Roof Iris" is one of the few irises that grow in semi-shade, reaching 12-18" tall with beautifully arched fans. It must be fed and transplanted often. Large, flat, slightly ruffled flowers are typical.
Iris tectorumLavender flowers with purple blotches. $5.00

This iris prefers shallow waters or still ponds, but can be grown in damp soil if conditions are right.
BLUE RIVULETS(Harris, 2013) White with bright blue veins, 30", midseason. [sold out]
WHISPERING CLOUDS(Harris, 2017) White, very faint violet watermark, 29", midseason. $10.00

The larger blue flag is the most common native iris of the northeastern U.S. It is fond of moisture but will grow happily in sun in ordinary garden conditions, where its excellent branching and numerous graceful flowers ensure a fine display. It is reported to be poisonous to rodents; we are trying it.
SWORDS OF MUREX(Alexander '01) Dark aubergine sword-like foliage, flowers medium to dark bluish purple, yellow signal. 2-3 buds on 22" stalks, midseason. $10.00

Versicolor/Virginica hybrids
Virginicas are native to the southeast U.S. Crossed with versicolors, they yield strong growing plants.
DO THE MATH(Copeland '08) Vigorous, purple RP15 [SOLD OUT]
FOR JAY(Copeland, '03) Pansy violet with white signal, HM06 AM08 RPM12 $12.00
WOOLY BULLY(Copeland '06) Purple self, gold signal RP14 [SOLD OUT]