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This year's seeds donated by:
    [DCL] Debby Cole, Mercier Island, WA, USA
    [DFT] Dan Fetty, Norfolk, VA, USA
    [DKR] Dennis Kramb, Liberty Township, OH, USA
    [DVL] Dennis Van Landuyt, Gravois Mills, MO, USA
    [GSL] Gary Salathe, Madisonville, LA, USA
    [JMW] Jim Murrain and Jim Waddick, Kansas City, MO, USA
    [JNH] Neuhercz Józsefné, Budapest, HUNGARY
    [JPW] Marty Schafer & Jan Sacks, Carlisle, MA, USA
    [KDI] Kalásziné D. Ilona, Budapest, HUNGARY
    [KWK] Kenneth Walker, Concord, CA, USA
    [LAR] Lars Høpfner, Svogerslev, DENMARK
    [MAZ] Mohammed Alzubide, Amman, JORDAN
    [MBS] Maurice Boussard, Ventabren, FRANCE
    [MUR] Mike Unser, Olympia, WA, USA
    [NZI] New Zealand Iris Society, NEW ZEALAND
    [RBR] Rodney Barton, Hickory Creek, TX, USA
    [RDV] Rimmer DeVries, Bowling Green, KY, USA
    [RST] Robert Strohman, Louisville, KY, USA
    [SFK] Sabra Fenske, Kintersville, PA, USA
    [SIG] Superstition Iris Gardens, Catheys Valley, CA, USA
    [SZR] Sean Zera, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    [TWT] Tom Waters, Santa Fe, NM, USA
    [WWG] Will Plotner, Mollala, OR, USA
    [WVT] William Vagt, Salem, OR, USA


    VF = Very Few seeds (less than 25) available.
    FW = Few seeds (under 50) available.
    AV = Seeds are generally available.
    AB = Abundant supply of seeds.
    x = Seeds are sold out!
    OP = open pollinated.
    HP = hand pollinated.
    WC = wild collected.

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I. Bearded: Dwarf DB, Median MB, Tall TB
18MB001 x x aphylla OP x NZI
18DB002 x x humilis ex. SIGNA 13DB003 HP x KWK
18MB003 marsica ex. SIGNA 01B032 OP AV JPW
18MB004 x x pseudopallida? ex. SIGNA 12MB009 (as unknown sp., coll. Omiš, CROATIA) HP x SZR
18MB005 x x variegata OP x KDI
18MB006 x x variegata OP x JNH
18MB007 x x sp. ex. Vardar Gorge × marsica SIGNA 01B032 HP x SZR

Arillate: AR
18AR008 nigricans ex. Al-Salt, JORDAN 470m (no other arils in garden) OP AB MAZ
18AR009 x x paradoxa f. atrata (‘Archut’ × dark form ex. Lonsdale) (both ex. ARMENIA) HP x SZR
18AR010 x x stolonifera ‘Caligula’ × ‘Tiberius’ (both coll. near Sina, UZBEKISTAN) HP x KWK
18AR011 x x stolonifera ‘Sina Dark’ × ‘Morning Coffee’ (both coll. near Sina, UZBEKISTAN) HP x KWK
18AR012 x x stolonifera ‘Morning Coffee’ × ‘Sina Dark’ (both coll. near Sina, UZBEKISTAN) HP x KWK

II. Crested: CR
18CR013 x x cristata mixed blues and violets OP x JPW
18CR014 x x cristata white OP x JPW
18CR015 gracilipes blue OP AB JPW
18CR016 gracilipes ex. ‘Buko Form’ dwarf, white OP AB JPW
18CR017 milesii OP AV NZI
18CR018 milesii ex. '15 NARGS 1233 OP AB KWK
18CR019 milesii ex. ‘Wildwood Willie’ selfed AB DCL
18CR020   tectorum OP FW KDI
18CR021 tectorum blue, probably selfed OP AB MUR
18CR022 tectorum ex. '15 NARGS 1234 OP AB KWK
18CR023 tectorum purple OP AV KWK
18CR024 tectorum alba OP AV KDI
18CR025 tectorum alba OP AV NZI
18CR026 tectorum white mixed clones OP AV JPW
18CR027 x x tenuis WC type locality, Clackamas Co., OREGON x JWW

III. Beardless: Chinenses: CH
18CH028 x x koreana mixed clones OP x JPW
18CH029 x x odaesanensis ex. ‘Chuwangsan #3’ white OP x JPW
18CH030 speculatrix Probst CPC × Waddick Shanghai clone HP AB KWK

Foetidissimae: FT
18FT031 foetidissima OP AB RDV

Laevigatae: LV
18LV032 ensata ex. wc RISC seedlings OP AB JPW
18LV033 enstata ex. SIGNA 10LV122, wild Russian line HP AB KWK
18LV034 ensata ex. ‘Enchanted Lake’ AV NZI
18LV035 laevigata red-violet ex. wc RISC seedlings, probably selfed OP AB JPW
18LV036 x x laevigata ex. ‘Semperflorens’ probably selfed OP x SFK
18LV037 prismatica mid-blue-violet, ex. Warburton OP AB JPW
18LV038 prismatica OP AB KWK
18LV039 prismatica var. austrina OP AB SIG

Usually invasive outside its native range, Iris pseudacorus (including maackii and mzchetica) will only be shipped to Europe and Asia.
18LV040 mzchetica OP AB SIG
18LV041 pseudacorus ex. ‘King Clovis’ OP AB SIG
18LV042 pseudacorus ex. ‘Krill’ OP AB SIG
18LV043 pseudacorus ex. ‘Seakrill’ OP AB SIG
18LV044 pseudacorus ex. ‘Sushi’ OP AB SIG
18LV045 pseudacorus ex. ‘Variegata’ OP AB WWG

18LV046 x x versicolor ex. vigorous seedlings OP x DFT
18LV047 x x versicolor ex. Krieghoff × self x NZI
18LV048 versicolor ex. ‘Between the Lines’, white ground, pale blue-violet veining OP AB JPW
18LV049 versicolor ex. ‘Epic Poem’, light blue OP AB JPW
18LV050 versicolor ex. ‘Light Verse’, white ground, blue veins OP AB JPW
18LV051 x x versicolor ex. ‘Mint Fresh’, wine red veins on white ground OP x JPW
18LV052 versicolor ex. ‘Party Line’, pink and white OP AB JPW
18LV053 x x versicolor ex. ‘Pink Peaks’, rose OP x JPW
18LV054 versicolor ex. ‘Versicle’, bluish white OP AB JPW
18LV055 versicolor ex. ‘Whodunit’, blue-violet, large white veined signal OP AB JPW
18LV056 virginica v. shrevei ex. SIGNA 10LV148 × self HP AB KWK
18LV057 x x virginica blue OP x RBR
18LV058   pseudacorus hybrid ex. ‘Phil Edinger’ OP FW SIG
18LV059 pseudacorus hybrid ex. ‘Roy Davidson’ OP AB SIG
18LV060   versilaev hybrid ex. Tamberg seedling, deep blue OP FW NZI
18LV061 x x versicolor ex. ‘Murrayana’ pure white, yellow signal *probably a natural hybrid+ OP x JPW

Louisiana: LA
18LA062 x x brevicaulis ex. SIGNA 02O227 × self HP x KWK
18LA063 x x fulva HP x KWK
18LA064 x x fulva ‘Lois’ × ‘Marvell Gold’ both WC yellows HP x KWK
18LA065 giganticaerulea WC LOUISIANA AB GSL
18LA066 giganticaerulea selfed HP AV KWK
18LA067 giganticaerulea alba, selfed HP AV KWK

Pacific Coast: PC
18PC068 x x douglasiana ex. SPCNI 04/2401 Ragged Pt. × ex. San Bruno Mt. HP x KWK
18PC069 x x purdyi ex. Willets, CALIFORNIA, × self HP x KWK
18PC070 x x munzii ex. SPCNI 1270.14 × self HP x KWK
18PC071   munzii OP FW WVT
18PC072 tenax white ex. foothills west of Corvalis, OREGON OP AV WVT
18PC073 x x ex. ‘Wild Survivor’ OP x WWG
18PC074 x x douglasiana hybrid, lavender-pink, 12”, late OP x DCL

Siberian: SB
18SB075 delavayi OP AV NZI
18SB076 sanguinea OP AB WWG
18SB077 sibirica OP AB KDI
18SB078 sibirica OP AV JNH
18SB079   sibirica ex. SIGNA 00J085 (coll. SWITZERLAND) OP FW JNH
18SB080 typhifolia ex. SIGNA 02J109 OP AV JNH
18SB081 ex. ‘Caesar’s Brother’ OP AB SIG
18SB082 x x ex. ‘Flight of Butterflies’ OP x DCL
18SB083 x x ex. ‘Heather’s Gem’ (NZ-bred) OP x NZI
18SB084 x x ex. ‘Swans in Flight’ OP x NZI
18SB085 coll. Secrest Botanical Garden, Wooster, Ohio OP AB RST

Spuria: SP
18SP086 x x demetrii ex. Yerevan Botanical Garden, Armenia × self HP x KWK
18SP087 graminea OP AV DCL
18SP088 graminea OP AB LAR
18SP089 graminea fragrant OP AB JPW
18SP090   graminea ex. Cserhát Mts, Tepke, HUNGARY OP VF KDI
18SP091 halophila almost white OP AB LAR
18SP092 halophila Zeppelin type OP AV KDI
18SP093 notha OP AB JNH
18SP094 x x pseudonotha ex. SIGNA 13SP224 × self HP x KWK
18SP095 sintenisii ex. Eco Gardens, evergreen OP AV JPW
18SP096 sintenisii OP AV NZI
18SP097   sintenisii var. brandzae ex. MBS SIGNA seed OP FW JPW
18SP098 spuria ex. coll. Szuha Brook, Apc, HUNGARY OP AV KDI
18SP099 spuria subsp. carthalinae ex. ‘Georgian Delicacy’, probably selfed OP AV JPW
18SP100 spuria subsp. maritima ex. SIGNA 04M121 HP AV RBR
18SP101 xanthospuria ex. SIGNA 03M126 × ex. '02 NARGS 4775 (both ex. TURKEY) HP AV KWK
18SP102 ex. ‘Betty Cooper’ OP AV JNH
18SP103 ex. ‘Caramel Cream’ (NZ-bred) OP AV NZI
18SP104 ex. ‘Eleanor Hill’ OP AV JNH
18SP105   ex. ‘Frigia’ OP VF JNH
18SP106 ex. ‘Imperial Bronze’ OP AV JNH
18SP107 ex. ‘Imperial Bronze’ OP AV KDI
18SP108 ex. ‘Kalahari’ OP AV JNH
18SP109 ex. ‘Ochroleuca’ OP AB JNH
18SP110 ex. ‘Ochroleuca’ OP AB KDI
18SP111 x x ex. ‘Red Oak’ OP x JNH
18SP112 ex. ‘Social Circle’ OP AV JNH
18SP113 ex. ‘Social Circle’ OP AV KDI
18SP114 ex. ‘Tassili’ OP AV KDI
18SP115 x x dwarf, 18”, pale lavendar, spidery bloom HP x KWK

Tripetalae: TR
18TR116 hookeri OP AV NZI
18TR117 setosa short, purple, re-bloomer OP AV NZI
18TR118 setosa fades to white OP AB KWK
18TR119 setosa ex. ‘All Stripes’ white with magenta veins OP AV JPW
18TR120 setosa ex. ‘Tourist’ purple with yellow signal OP AB JPW
18TR121 tridentata mixed clones of WC plants OP AB JPW

IV: Miscellaneous Beardless: MS
18MS122 dichotoma ex. coll. CHINA HP AV DFT
18MS123   dichotoma OP FW DVL
18MS124 dichotoma '10 NARGS 1639 × SIGNA 89T470 HP AB KWK
18MS125   dichotoma white ex. SIGNA 15MS112, probably selfed OP FW SZR
18MS126 domestica OP AB KDI
18MS127 domestica OP AV JNH
18MS128 domestica WC Morgan County, MARYLAND (not native) AB DVL
18MS129 domestica ex. '15 NARGS 1220 × self HP AB KWK
18MS130 domestica ex. SIGNA 11MS183 OP AB SZR
18MS131 ×norrisii × dichotoma HP AV DFT
18MS132 ×norrisii named clones and seedlings of merit OP AB JPW
18MS133   lactea OP FW JNH
18MS134 lactea ex. ‘Redundant’ blue violet and white, repeat bloom OP AB JPW
18MS135 lactea ex. ‘Tough Cookie’ white OP AB JPW
18MS136 lactea mixed sources OP AB KWK
18MS137 lactea white OP AB TWT
18MS138 lazica mixed sources HP AV KWK
18MS139   oxypetala *as lactea v. chinensis+ OP FW KDI
18MS140 oxypetala ex. Russia HP AB KWK
18MS141 x x unguicularis HP x RBR
18MS142 x x unguicularis alba HP x KWK
18MS143 x x unguicularis ‘Ginny Hunt’ × ‘Francis Wormsley’ HP x KWK
18MS144 x x unguicularis ‘Francis Wormsley’ × ‘Ginny Hunt’ HP x KWK

V: Bulbous: Reticulate RT, Juno JU, Xiphium XP, Nepalensis NP
18JU145 x x aucheri ex. ‘Indigo’ OP x KDI
18JU146 bucharica OP AV KDI
18JU147 x x bucharica alba OP x LAR
18JU148 x x bucharica ‘Baldschuan Yellow’ × self HP x KWK
18JU149   bucharica ex. ‘Swan Wings’ OP VF LAR
18JU150 x x bucharica ‘Swan Wings’ × ‘Baldschuan Yellow’ HP x KWK
18NP151   decora ex. Til Jung 62, Nepal × unknown OP VF KWK
18NP152 decora ex. '10 NARGS 1638 × ex. CC7733, Nepal HP AV KWK
18NP153   decora ex. '10 NARGS 1638 × ex. Til Jung 63, Nepal HP FW KWK
18NP154   decora ex. Til Jung 62, Nepal × ex. '10 NARGS 1638 HP VF KWK
18XP155 latifolia mixed deep purples and lavenders OP AB MUR
18JU156 magnifica ‘Agalik’ × self HP AV KWK
18JU157 magnifica ‘Aman-Kutan’ × self HP AV KWK
18JU158 magnifica ex. ‘Virginity' OP AV LAR
18JU159 magnifica OP AB KDI
18JU160 magnifica '97 NARGS 2167 × self HP AV KWK
18JU161 magnifica OP AB LAR
18JU162 planifolia OP AV MBS
18JU163 planifolia × self HP AB KWK
18RT164 tuberosa OP AV MBS
18RT165 tuberosa OP AB KWK
18JU166 willmottiana × magnifica HP AB LAR

VI. All Other Iridaceae: XX
18XX167 Dietes grandiflora OP [native to South Africa, Eastern Cape region] AV MBS
18XX168 Dietes iridioides OP AV NZI
18XX169   Dietes iridioides ex. SIGNA 92Z361 (as D. vegeta) OP FW RST
18XX170   Dietes iridioides OP FW JNH
18XX171 Ennealophus euryandrus OP [native to Argentina] AV MBS
18XX172 Ennealophus euryandrus HP [native to Argentina] AB DKR
18XX173 Ferraria crispa undulata OP AV MBS
18XX174 Freesia laxa red [native to Africa, ranging from South Sudan to South Africa] AV RBR
18XX175 Freesia viridis ex. SIGNA green AV RBR
18XX176   Gladiolus splendens OP [native to South Africa] FW MBS
18XX177 Herbertia lahue OP AB RBR
18XX178 Moraea britteniae OP AB DCL
18XX179 Moraea polystachya OP [native to southern Africa] AB MBS
18XX180 Sisyrichium angustifolium *as S. graminoides+ OP AV KDI
18XX181 Sisyrichium angustifolium *as S. graminoides+ OP AV JNH
18XX182 Sisyrichium macrocarpum OP AB KDI
18XX183   Sisyrinchium striatum OP [native to Chile and Argentina] FW KDI
18XX184 Tigridia pavonia ‘Lilacea’ *as v. lilacina+ OP AV NZI

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