Monday, March 2, 2020

Photo Essay: Historic varieties from 1931

By Mike Unser

A selection of varieties I have grown that were introduced in 1931. The 1930s saw many changes in tall bearded irises, including the first good, tall yellows, hardy tall whites and blues, and fun new blends. European hybridizers were still dominating the new advances, but American hybridizers were catching up fast and giving them competition.

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1 comment:

  1. Where can we buy these irises? I am interested in Blue Bonnet, and don't see it anywhere for sale


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