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Irises Other / Books

Irises: A Gardener's Encyclopedia

A Gardener s Encyclopedia | The most comprehensive and up-to-date encyclopedia of irises available. Irises are beloved by enthusiasts who garden in a wide variety of zones, including hot and dry, temperate, and even cold northern climates. Irises bloom in every imaginable color-revealed here in more …

Iris ensata 'August Emperor' - Japanese Water Iris Plants / Bulbs

August Emperor Japanese Iris

The last of the Irises to bloom and, oh, what a finale! These large showy Irises put on a breath-taking display with exotic flowers and blue-green, sword-like foliage. The centre of attention in early summer! Royal purple flowers with handsome blue-toned edges and golden highlights. An elegant key-note …

The Gardener's Iris Book Other / Books

The Gardener's Iris Book

Irises bring color and elegance to a garden and are surprisingly easy to grow. In this book designed for the home gardener, William Shear, a 40-year veteran of iris growing, shares his expertise in choosing, planting, growing, and propagating exquisite irises. All of the essentials on iris care are carefully …

Iris 'Autumn Echo' - Tall Bearded Iris Plants / Bulbs

Autumn Echo Classic Reblooming Iris

Slightly ruffled orange, brown, and golden-yellow flower glows like an autumn harvest moon in borders and rock gardens. 34-36 tall. So remarkable, so sophisticated, so elegant! This bicolor beauty is definitely the upper crust of reblooming irises. #1 field-grown rhizomes. Deer tend to avoid. Iris germanica …

Gardens in France Other / Books

Gardens in France

France s most beautiful public and private gardens open their gates to us in every season of the year: from the classical French palace gardens at Vaux-le-Vicomte down to humble domestic gardens in Normandy, from stylized Zen gardens in Provence to cactus displays on the Cote d Azur. …

Iris ensata - Japanese Water Iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris ensata - Japanese Water Iris

Japanese iris (Iris ensata or kaempferi) have the largest flowers of all irises, some being about 30cm across. They have been bred for over 200 years in Japan and also during the last century in the USA. So today, there is a range of flower shapes and patterns, as well as a range of colours. The foliage …

Iris pallida 'Variegata' - Zebra Iris Rhizome Plants / Bulbs

Zebra Iris Rhizome -Iris pallida Albovariegata

Iris pallida Variegata produces soft blue flowers with a unique variegated foliage. Bearded Irises are the single most popular class of Iris grown in gardens today. Bearded refers to the fuzzy strip on each of the drooping falls. The true petals are called standards and are upright and its leaves are …

Buried Treasures Other / Books

Buried Treasures: Finding and Growing the World's Choicest Bulbs

Finding and Growing the World s Choicest Bulbs | Take a few chapters from a John le Carré spy thriller, add a hefty dose of exotic travelogue, blend with one of the best books on bulb growing ever written, and you ve got Buried Treasures. Since launching his first international mail-order catalog in …

Iris 'Napoleone' - bearded iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris 'Napoleone' - bearded iris

Napoleone is an outstanding bearded iris variety with extraordinary large flowers. They are velvet-like, deep purple red, with golden brown shades towards the throat. The beard is yellow at the top and burgundy red at the bottom. Sword-like leaves are deciduous, pale green. Flowering stalks are sturdy, …