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AGS Shows: RHS Plant and Potato Fair 2015

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Contribution from Jon Evans 21 February 2015, 10:12top / bottom of page
Iris bakeriana

Sorry - bad picture of a lovely plant.  I was using a handheld compact at ISO 800, and talking and gawking rather than concentrating on photos.

Iris bakeriana
Iris Blue Hill

A new one to me, apparently more robust than a standard I. reticulata.

Iris Blue Hill
Iris Purple Hill

Sister to the above - if anything more attractive

Iris Purple Hill
Iris danfordiae
Iris danfordiae
Iris Katharine Hodgkin
Iris Katharine Hodgkin
Iris histrioides Lady Beatrice Stanley
Iris histrioides Lady Beatrice Stanley
Iris reticulata Clairette
Iris reticulata Clairette
Iris reticulata Natascha
Iris reticulata Natascha
Iris reticulata

Unknown cultivar

Iris reticulata
Iris reticulata Velvet Smile
Iris reticulata Velvet Smile
Iris reticulata 00-KV-3

Sprinkled amongst the commercial cultivars (which were available for sale) were the real highlight of this stand: a variety of new hybrids raised by Alan McMurtrie from Canada, who was giving a lecture at the show.

Iris reticulata 00-KV-3
Iris reticulata 01-JR-1
Iris reticulata 01-JR-1
Iris reticulata 03-BA-2
Iris reticulata 03-BA-2
Iris reticulata 03-CV-4
Iris reticulata 03-CV-4
Iris reticulata Starlight
Iris reticulata Starlight
Iris reticulata Storm and Ruby

I'll leave you to guess which one is Ruby !

Iris reticulata Storm and Ruby
Iris reticulata Sunshine
Iris reticulata Sunshine

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