New Hybrid for the Iris World


 Pseudata typical plant habit

3-4 ft in damp garden soil,

5 ft tall in wet soil!

Pseudatas: I. pseudacorus crossed with Japanese Iris (I. ensata) Great advances have recently been made in hybridizing Iris pseudacorus with Japanese iris in the pursuit of getting yellow pigment into a Japanese iris form. Yellow has been achieved and some fantastic Eye Shadow signal patterns emerged. These new pseudata iris are hardy to Zone 4 (maybe 3), vigorous growers, especially when grown in or near water (growing up to 5 tall) and adapt to garden conditions (growing up to 3 tall). They have 3-4 branches and 10-16 buds, clumps remain in bloom about 3 weeks once established. These new iris are sterile hybrids and will not spread into waterways.

Alabama Blue Fin Byakuya No Kumi Caught My Eye Get The Net Its A Bigun
Alabama Blue Fin $10.00 (Jill Copeland 17) 3F. 38" M Cream with a navy blue halo
Byakuya No Kumi Sold Out (Shimizu 10) 3F. 37" EM. Cream, dark purple halo ("Land of the Midnight Sun")
Caught My Eye $12.00 (Jill Copeland 2020) 36" White falls peppered with violet streaking out from the blue-violet halo (eye shadow). Cream styles and short white standards
Get The Net $12.00 (Jill Copeland 2019) Bright yellow with a full brown eyelash signal
Its A Bigun $12.00 (Jill Copeland 2019) Bright yellow with red veins and edge of signal


Kinshikou Lawton Ridge Lemony Snicket Okagami  
Kinshikou Sold Out (Shimizu 04) 3F. 37" E. Very striking yellow with a rose overlay; deep maroon halo and veins ("Golden Monkey")
Lawton Ridge $10.00 (Bauer/Coble 13) 40" M Light violet with darker edge and dark purple eye
Lemony Snicket $16.00 (Copeland, Jill 16) Tall (44") and very vigorous bright lemon yellow
Okagami $10.00 (Shimizu 08) 3F. 35" M. White, bright wine halo ("Big Mirror")


Phantom Island Polly Wolly Doodle


Roryu Ryugan  
Phantom Island $10.00 (Bauer/Coble 13) 36" M Ivory white with thin red edge around signal
Polly Wolly Doodle $30.00 (Jill Copeland 22 ) 36" M-VL Bright orange yellow, ruffled; signal edges maroon
Roryu $10.00 (Shimizu 11) 3F. 42" VE. Lemon with red signal and veins ("An Old Dragon")
Ryugan $10.00 (Shimizu 08) 3F. 33" VE. Light yellow, dark wine halo ("Dragon's Eye")


Shirogai Spicy Mustard Takamagahara    
Shirogai $10.00 (NR) 32" M light yellow to white falls with a deep purple halo
Spicy Mustard $20.00 (Copeland 21) 3F 40" M. Mustard yellow with a dark saffron halo and paprika veins
Takamagahara $14.00 (Shimizu 10) 3F. 45" M. Light violet, purple halo ("Legendary Heaven")


Tsukiyono Yukiyanagi    
Tsukiyono $10.00 (Shimizu) 3F. 45" M. Violet, purple halo and edge ("Moonlit Field")
Yukiyanagi $10.00 (Shimizu 10) 3F. 48" E-L White, purple halo, long blooming ("Willow in the Snow")


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