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How to Cross Bearded Irises

It’s fairly easy to cross Bearded iris, and the only tools needed are tweezers (or careful fingers), some large paper price-tags with strings, and a permanent marker. It’s also helpful to … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

Obsessed with the Unique

In the world of hybridizers of the modern Bearded iris, there are stars, and they have their groupies. One wouldn’t know it from speaking with these breeders — some of … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 6 Comments