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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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NumberBuySubName & descriptionQtyDonorLinks

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 x x marsica ex. SIGNA 01B032 OP x 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 x x nigricans ex. Al-Salt, JORDAN 470m (no other arils in garden) OP x 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 x x gracilipes blue OP x JPW
18CR016 x x gracilipes ex. ‘Buko Form’ dwarf, white OP x JPW
18CR017 x x milesii OP x NZI
18CR018 milesii ex. '15 NARGS 1233 OP AB KWK
18CR019 x x milesii ex. ‘Wildwood Willie’ selfed x DCL
18CR020 x x tectorum OP x KDI
18CR021 tectorum blue, probably selfed OP AB MUR
18CR022 tectorum ex. '15 NARGS 1234 OP AB KWK
18CR023 x x tectorum purple OP x KWK
18CR024 x x tectorum alba OP x 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 x x speculatrix Probst CPC × Waddick Shanghai clone HP x KWK

Foetidissimae: FT
18FT031 foetidissima OP AB RDV

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

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

18LV046 x x versicolor ex. vigorous seedlings OP x DFT
18LV047 x x versicolor ex. Krieghoff × self x NZI
18LV048 x x versicolor ex. ‘Between the Lines’, white ground, pale blue-violet veining OP x JPW
18LV049 versicolor ex. ‘Epic Poem’, light blue OP AB JPW
18LV050 x x versicolor ex. ‘Light Verse’, white ground, blue veins OP x JPW
18LV051 x x versicolor ex. ‘Mint Fresh’, wine red veins on white ground OP x JPW
18LV052 x x versicolor ex. ‘Party Line’, pink and white OP x JPW
18LV053 x x versicolor ex. ‘Pink Peaks’, rose OP x JPW
18LV054 x x versicolor ex. ‘Versicle’, bluish white OP x JPW
18LV055 x x versicolor ex. ‘Whodunit’, blue-violet, large white veined signal OP x 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 x x pseudacorus hybrid ex. ‘Roy Davidson’ OP x SIG
18LV060 x x versilaev hybrid ex. Tamberg seedling, deep blue OP x 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 x x giganticaerulea WC LOUISIANA x GSL
18LA066 giganticaerulea selfed HP AV KWK
18LA067 x x giganticaerulea alba, selfed HP x 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 x x munzii OP x WVT
18PC072 x x tenax white ex. foothills west of Corvalis, OREGON OP x 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 x x delavayi OP x NZI
18SB076 x x sanguinea OP x WWG
18SB077 sibirica OP AB KDI
18SB078 sibirica OP AV JNH
18SB079   sibirica ex. SIGNA 00J085 (coll. SWITZERLAND) OP FW JNH
18SB080 x x typhifolia ex. SIGNA 02J109 OP x JNH
18SB081 x x ex. ‘Caesar’s Brother’ OP x 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 x x coll. Secrest Botanical Garden, Wooster, Ohio OP x 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 x x graminea fragrant OP x JPW
18SP090 x x graminea ex. Cserhát Mts, Tepke, HUNGARY OP x KDI
18SP091 halophila almost white OP AB LAR
18SP092 x x halophila Zeppelin type OP x KDI
18SP093 x x notha OP x JNH
18SP094 x x pseudonotha ex. SIGNA 13SP224 × self HP x KWK
18SP095 x x sintenisii ex. Eco Gardens, evergreen OP x JPW
18SP096 x x sintenisii OP x NZI
18SP097 x x sintenisii var. brandzae ex. MBS SIGNA seed OP x JPW
18SP098 spuria ex. coll. Szuha Brook, Apc, HUNGARY OP AV KDI
18SP099 x x spuria subsp. carthalinae ex. ‘Georgian Delicacy’, probably selfed OP x JPW
18SP100 x x spuria subsp. maritima ex. SIGNA 04M121 HP x RBR
18SP101 x x xanthospuria ex. SIGNA 03M126 × ex. '02 NARGS 4775 (both ex. TURKEY) HP x KWK
18SP102 ex. ‘Betty Cooper’ OP AV JNH
18SP103 x x ex. ‘Caramel Cream’ (NZ-bred) OP x NZI
18SP104 ex. ‘Eleanor Hill’ OP AV JNH
18SP105   ex. ‘Frigia’ OP VF JNH
18SP106 ex. ‘Imperial Bronze’ OP AV JNH
18SP107 x x ex. ‘Imperial Bronze’ OP x KDI
18SP108 x x ex. ‘Kalahari’ OP x JNH
18SP109 x x ex. ‘Ochroleuca’ OP x JNH
18SP110 x x ex. ‘Ochroleuca’ OP x KDI
18SP111 x x ex. ‘Red Oak’ OP x JNH
18SP112 x x ex. ‘Social Circle’ OP x JNH
18SP113 x x ex. ‘Social Circle’ OP x KDI
18SP114 x x ex. ‘Tassili’ OP x KDI
18SP115 x x dwarf, 18”, pale lavendar, spidery bloom HP x KWK

Tripetalae: TR
18TR116 x x hookeri OP x NZI
18TR117 x x setosa short, purple, re-bloomer OP x NZI
18TR118 x x setosa fades to white OP x KWK
18TR119 x x setosa ex. ‘All Stripes’ white with magenta veins OP x 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 x x dichotoma OP x DVL
18MS124 dichotoma '10 NARGS 1639 × SIGNA 89T470 HP AB KWK
18MS125 x x dichotoma white ex. SIGNA 15MS112, probably selfed OP x SZR
18MS126 domestica OP AB KDI
18MS127 x x domestica OP x JNH
18MS128 x x domestica WC Morgan County, MARYLAND (not native) x DVL
18MS129 x x domestica ex. '15 NARGS 1220 × self HP x KWK
18MS130 x x domestica ex. SIGNA 11MS183 OP x SZR
18MS131 ×norrisii × dichotoma HP AV DFT
18MS132 ×norrisii named clones and seedlings of merit OP AB JPW
18MS133   lactea OP FW JNH
18MS134 x x lactea ex. ‘Redundant’ blue violet and white, repeat bloom OP x JPW
18MS135 lactea ex. ‘Tough Cookie’ white OP AB JPW
18MS136 lactea mixed sources OP AB KWK
18MS137 x x lactea white OP x TWT
18MS138 x x lazica mixed sources HP x KWK
18MS139 x x oxypetala *as lactea v. chinensis+ OP x KDI
18MS140 x x oxypetala ex. Russia HP x 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 x x bucharica OP x KDI
18JU147 x x bucharica alba OP x LAR
18JU148 x x bucharica ‘Baldschuan Yellow’ × self HP x KWK
18JU149 x x bucharica ex. ‘Swan Wings’ OP x LAR
18JU150 x x bucharica ‘Swan Wings’ × ‘Baldschuan Yellow’ HP x KWK
18NP151   decora ex. Til Jung 62, Nepal × unknown OP VF KWK
18NP152 x x decora ex. '10 NARGS 1638 × ex. CC7733, Nepal HP x KWK
18NP153 x x decora ex. '10 NARGS 1638 × ex. Til Jung 63, Nepal HP x KWK
18NP154 x x decora ex. Til Jung 62, Nepal × ex. '10 NARGS 1638 HP x KWK
18XP155 latifolia mixed deep purples and lavenders OP AB MUR
18JU156 x x magnifica ‘Agalik’ × self HP x KWK
18JU157 magnifica ‘Aman-Kutan’ × self HP AV KWK
18JU158 x x magnifica ex. ‘Virginity' OP x LAR
18JU159 x x magnifica OP x KDI
18JU160 x x magnifica '97 NARGS 2167 × self HP x KWK
18JU161 magnifica OP AB LAR
18JU162 planifolia OP AV MBS
18JU163 x x planifolia × self HP x KWK
18RT164 x x tuberosa OP x MBS
18RT165 x x tuberosa OP x KWK
18JU166 x x willmottiana × magnifica HP x LAR

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

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