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This year's seeds donated by:
    [BCH] Bill Chaney, La Pine, OR, USA
    [BDS] Barbara & David Schmeider, Concord, MA, USA
    [DKR] Dennis Kramb, Liberty Township, OH, USA
    [DSR] Donald Sorenson, Greenville, MI, USA
    [DVL] Dennis Van Landuyt, Versailles, MO, USA
    [EDK] E. David Kraemer, Weimer, TX, USA
    [EGS] Edward G. Schreiner, Port Angeles, WA, USA
    [JDR] Jackie Duruisseau, Boise, FRANCE
    [JNH] Neuhercz Józsefné, Budapest, HUNGARY
    [JPW] Marty Schafer & Jan Sacks, Carlisle, MA, USA
    [JSC] Jack Schweitzer, Guelph, ONT, CANADA
    [JWW] James Waddick, Kansas City, MO, USA
    [KDA] Pongsak Rattanawong, Chang Mai, THAILAND
    [KDI] Kalásziné D. Ilona, Budapest, HUNGARY
    [KWK] Kenneth Walker, Concord, CA, USA
    [LAR] Lars Hřpfner, Svogerslev, DENMARK
    [MBS] Maurice Boussard, Ventabren, FRANCE
    [MKS] Mildred Koschara, Sloansville, NY, USA
    [NZI] New Zealand Iris Society, NEW ZEALAND
    [RBD] Robyn Braden, Allens Flat, VIC, AUSTRALIA
    [RST] Robert Strohman, Louisville, KY, USA
    [RTS] Rick Tasco, Cathey’s Valley, CA, USA
    [SZR] Sean Zera, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    [TWT] Tom Waters, Santa Fe, NM, USA

Legend: 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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Use the checkboxes below to select which seeds to "buy" or request as "sub" (substitutes). Seeds in short supply will not be used for substitutes. Inventory is NOT updated daily. 'VF' and 'FW' items sell out quickly SO PLEASE SPECIFY SUBSTITUTES.


NumberBuySubName & descriptionQtyDonorLinks

MB Median Bearded
14MB001 x x aphylla Craig Sip3 X Dunderman x BCH
14MB002   aphylla ex 'Dacia' selfed VF BCH
14MB003   aphylla Dunderman X Waters VF BCH
14MB004   aphylla Waters X Dunderman VF BCH
14MB005 x x lutescens blue and yellow form, native x MBS
14MB006   subbiflora FW MBS

DB Dwarf Bearded
14DB007 attica yellow x purple AV TWTlink
14DB008 x x pumila deep violet x I. pumila ex SIGNA 04A004 (yellow) x TWTlink
14DB009 pumila ex Armenia violet X purple AV TWTlink
14DB010 x x pumila ex Armenia yellow X violet w/spot x TWTlink
14DB011 taurica red-violet X I. pumila ex Armenia red-violet [Hybridizer's Notes: identical to 14DB016] AV TWTlink
14DB012   lutescens yellow, native France WC FW BDS
14DB013 taurica yellow x I. pumila deep violet AV TWTlink
14DB014 pumila ex Armenia violet w/spot X I. pumila ex SIGNA 04A004 AV TWTlink
14DB015 x x pumila ex Armenia red-violet X red-violet x TWTlink
14DB016 taurica red-violet X I. pumila ex Armenia red-violet [Hybridizer's Notes: identical to 14DB011] AV TWTlink

TB Tall Bearded (none)

AR Arillate (none)

CR Crested
14CR017 cristata AV BDS
14CR018 x x cristata 'Precious Pearl' x DSR
14CR019 x x cristata 'Precious Pearl' OP x JPW
14CR020 tectorum mixed OP AV BDS
14CR021 tectorum AV LAR
14CR022 tectorum OP AV JPW
14CR023   tectorum blue FW JDS
14CR024 x x tectorum white x JDR
14CR025   tectorum album x I. tectorum violet HP FW DKRlink
14CR026   tectorum violet x I. tectorum album HP FW DKRlink
14CR027 wattii HP two clones AV JPW
14CR129   gracilipes OP FW JPW

CH Chinenses
14CH097 x x koreana ex 'Firefly Shuffle' OP x JPW
14CH100 x x odaesanensis OP x JPW
14CH107 speculatrix AV JWW
14CH108 speculatrix AV KWK

FT Foetidissimae
14FT096   foetidissima ex Anne Blanco White (UK) FW RBD

LV Laevigate (U.S.A. and Canada residents please check the legal restrictions on Iris pseudacorus before ordering.)
14LV028   ensata ex 'La Mouette' OP FW MKS
14LV029 ensata ex. RISC OP AV JPW
14LV030   ensata ex 'Rose Queen' OP species-like FW MKS
14LV031   ensata ex 'Silverband' OP FW MKS
14LA032   laevigata VF JDR
14LV033   pseudacorus FW JNH
14LV034 x x pseudacorus OP x DSR
14LV035   pseudacorus ex 'Foxcroft Full Moon' OP FW DSR
14LV036 pseudacorus ex 'King Clovis AV RTS
14LV037   pseudacorus ex 'Mzchetica' FW RTS
14LV038 pseudacorus ex 'Sea Krill' AV RTS
14LV039 pseudacorus ex 'Sushi' OP AV DSR
14LV040 versicolor ex 'Epic Poem' OP AV JPW
14LV041 versicolor ex ex 'Light Verse' OP AV JPW
14VL042 versicolor ex 'Murrayana' OP AV JPW
14VL043 versicolor ex 'Pink Peaks' OP AV JPW
14LV044 versicolor ex 'Versicle' OP AV JPW
14LV045   versicolor WC Iosco Co. MI FW SZR
14LV046 versicolor ex 'Whodunit' OP AV JPW

LA Louisiana
14LA047   brevicaulis blue/white x I.brevicaulis violet, tall VF DKR
14LA048 x x brevicaulis tall, violet OP, ex Shaker Trace Nursery x DKRlink
14LA049   fulva VF MKS
14LA050 x x hexagona v. hexagona HP ex WC Dixie Co. FL x SZRlink

PC Pacific Coast
14PC051   PCN ex 'Karapiro Ripples' NZ bred FW NZI
14PC052   PCN ex 'Lilac Lullaby' NZ bred FW NZI
14PC053 PCN ex 'Vaudeville Dancer' NZ bred AV NZI

SB Siberian
14SB054   delavayi FW NZI
14SB055 sibirica (type) AV JDR
14SB056   sibirica WC Maltra Mts., Tuga'r-ret' Hungary FW KDI
14SB057 SIB 'Kanao' AV KDI
14SB058   sibirica /2008/85. WC Switzerland VF JNH
14SB059 sibirica hyb blue; about 90 cm. AV JNH
14SB060 SIB ex 'Banish Misfortune' AV JNH
14SB061   SIB ex 'Coronation Anthem' VF JNS
14SB062 SIB ex 'Caesar's Brother' AV RTS
14SB063   SIB ex 'Esther CMD' FW DVL
14SB064   SIB ex 'Jugendtraum' VF JNH
14SB065   SIB ex 'Kobaltblau' FW JNH
14SB066   SIB ex 'Pansy Purple' VF JNH
14SB067   SIB ex 'Sweet Surrender' VF JNH
14SB068   SIB ex 'Sally Kerlin' FW NZI
14SB069   SIB ex 'Silver Edge' FW NZI
14SB070 SIB ex 'Sweet Success' AV NZI
14SB071 x x SIB ex 'Band of Angels' x EGS
14SB072   SIB ex 'Creme Caramel' OP VF EGS
14SB073 SIB ex 'Drowsie Maggie' OP AB EGS
14SB074 SIB ex 'Heliotrope Bouquet' OP AB EGS
14SB075   SIB ex 'High Standards' OP FW EGS
14SB076 SIB ex 'White Empress' OP AB DVL
14SB077 x x SIB ex 'Caesar's Brother' x RTS
14SB078 SIB ex 'Elegance and Simplicity' AV DVL

SP Spuria
14SP079   sintenesii FW NZI
14SP080   sintenesii FW RBD
14SP081 spuria ssp. halophila AV KDI
14SP082   spuria ssp. notha FW JNH
14SP083   spuria ssp. ochroleuca VF JNH
14SP084 SPU ex 'Imperial Bronze' AV JNH
14SP085   orientalis FW JNH
14SP086   spuria ssp. maritime FW NZI
14SP087   SPU ex 'Pegasus Surprise' NZ bred FW NZI
14SP130   graminea VF KDI

TR Tripetalae
14TR088 setosa ex 'Tourist' OP AV JPW
14TR089 tridentata mix OP AV JPW

MS Misc Beardless
14MS090 decora ex NARGS 2010 1638 AV KWK
14MS091 dichotoma AV DVL
14MS092 dichotoma white AV RST
14MS093   domestica FW JNH
14MS094   domestica, ex 'Hello Yellow' FW KDI
14MS095   domestica FW KDI
14MS098 lactea ex 'Redundant' OP AV JPS
14MS099   lactea ex 'Tough Cookie' OP VF JPW
14MS101 prismatica var. Austrina AV RTS
14MS102 prismatica blue-violet OP AV JPW
14MS103 prismatica ex 'Exeter' OP AV JPW
14MS104   missouriensis collected @ 4,200 ft near La Pine, OR FW BCH
14MS105   ruthenica FW KDI
14MS106   unguicularis FW NZI
14MS109   verna ex 'Brumback Blue' OP FW JPW
14MS110   verna ex 'Cleo Chapel Road' OP VF JPW
14MS111   tuberosa (Hermodactyles) ex France FW MBS
14MS114 x norrisii purple AV KDA

XI Xiphium
14XI115   latifolia WC at Portalet 10/2014 VF JDR


Please use these excellent websites to reference many of the irises in group IV.
JU Juno
14JU116   aucheri ex 'Olof' selfed and ex “Snow White' mixed [Hybridizer's Notes: these are a mix of aucheri seeds from two crosses, 'Olof' selfed, and 'Olof' × 'Snow White'] FW SZRpic
14JU117 x x aucheri x JNH
14JU118 aucheri dark form AV MBS
14JU119   aucheri FW KDI
14JU120 aucheri AV LAR
14JU121   aucheri ex 'Blue Jay' FW KDI
14JU122 x x aucheri ex 'Indigo' x KDI
14JU123 aucheri ex 'Snow Princess' AV JNH
14JU124   aucheri ex 'Snow White' FW JNH
14JU125 x x bucharica x JNH
14JU126 bucharica AV KDI
14JU127 bucharica ex 'Swan Wings' AV LAR
14JU128 bucharica ex 'Swan Wings' x 'Baldschuan Yellow' AV KWK
14JU131   magnifica FW JNH
14JU132 magnifica AV KDI
14JU133 magnifica AV RTS
14JU134   magnifica ex 'Agalik” VF KDI
14JU135 magnifica AB LAR
14JU136 magnifica var. Austrina AV RTS
14JU137 magnifica ex 'Blue Dream' AV LAR
14JU138 magnifica ex 'Virginity' AV LAR
14JU139   magnifica ex ('Virginity' x vicaria AMC) x self. 2 clones FW LAR
14JU140 Hybrid x self [Hybridizer's Notes: these are from a bed of hybrid junos whose labels have been lost.] AV LAR
14JU141 Juno no name sp. [Hybridizer's Notes: these are from a bed of species junos whose labels have been lost.] AV LAR
14JU142 x x vicaria x KDI
14JU143 (vicarica AMC x magnica 'Virginity') x self AV LAR
14JU144   willmottiana VF KDI
14JU145 Blue-white; willmottiana? AV JNH

RT Reticulata (none)

SX Wide Crossses (excluding Arilbred – see I Bearded)
    x versata = versicolor x ensata
    x biversata = versata x versicolor [the name is meant to suggest 2 doses of versicolor]
    x reversicolor = versicolor x biversata
    x reensata = versata x ensata [the name is meant to suggest 2 doses of ensata]
    x tetraversata = tetraploid versata = tetraploid (versicolor x ensata)
    x robusta = a natural hybrid of I. virg. shrevei x versicolor reported by Anderson (1949)
    x versilaev = versicolor x laevigata
    x pseudata = pseudacorus x ensata
    x sibtosa = sibirica x setosa
    x tetrasibtosa = tetraploid sibtosa = tetraploid (sibirica x setosa)
(U.S.A. and Canada residents please check the legal restrictions on Iris pseudacorus before ordering.)
14SX146   tetra-versata pale violet x dark violet VF DKRlink
14SX147   tetra-versata dark violet x selfed HP VF DKRlink
14SX148   (ex. SIGNA 11SX267 virginia 'Pond Crown Point' x ensata) x (versicolor 'Murrayana x viginica 'Dotties Double') x versicolor 'Murrayana'=6 falls white HP VF JSC
14SX149 x x ex SIGNA 11LV074 mackii cream x pseudacorus 'Flore Plena' x JSC
14SX150   (versicolor 'Murrayana' x virginica 'Dotties Double') x versicolor 'Murrayana'=6 falls white} x self VF JSC
14SX151   (pseudacorus 3 falls white-wild, Milton, ONT, CAN x Flore Plena) x self=3 falls white x Flore Plena FW JSC
14SX152 x x (pseudacorus 'Donau' x laevigata blue ex SIGNA 11SX246) x (pseudacorus: 3 falls white-wild Milton ON CAN x pseudacorus 'Flore Plena') x self= 3 falls white x sibling 60 falls cream) x sibling 6 falls cream) x JSC
14SX153   (virginica shrevei 'Pond Crown Point x ensata ex SIGNA x ensata Alexeeva #10SIGNA 10LV124 HP VF JSC
14SX154   (virginica 'Southern Wanderer' x ensata ex SIGNA 11SX266) x ensata Alexeeva #10 ex SIGNA 10LV124 HP VF JSC
14SX155 x x (setosa x ensata ex SIGNA 11SX251) x ensata Alexeeva #10 ex SIGNA 10LV124 HP x JSC
14SX156   Same as SIGNA 13SX302 =light yellow 3 falls x 6 falls white VF JSC
14SX157   setosa x ensata ex SIGNA 11SX251 x laevigata 6 falls white VF JSC
14SX158   (virginica shrevei 'Pond Crown Point' x ensata ex SIGNA 11SX267) x laevigata 6 falls white FW JSC
14SX159   (versicolor 'Murrayana' x virginica Dotties Double') x versicolor 'Murrayana' = 6 falls white x self} x self FW JSC
14SX160   (virginica 'Southern Wanderer' x ensata ex SIGNA 11SX266) x ensata 6 falls purple hp FW JSC
14SX161   (virginica 'Southern Wanderer' x ensata ex SIGNA 11SX266) x laevigata 6 falls white FW JSC


Pacific Bulb Society wiki is an excellent website to reference for many of the irids in group VI.
XX All Other Iridaceae
14XX162   Babiania scariosa [native to South Africa] VF MBS
14XX163 Calydorea amibilis ex SIGNA 11X272 [native to Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil] AV DVL
14XX164 Chasmanthe bicolor [endemic to South Africa, Western Cape region] AV MBS
14XX165   Crocus goulimyi [endemic to Greece] FW KDI
14XX166 Cypella plumbea [native to Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil] AV MBS
14XX167 Dietes grandiflora [native to South Africa, Eastern Cape region] AV MBS
14XX168   Dietes iridoides [native to Africa, ranging from Ethiopa to South Africa] FW KDI
14XX169   Dietes iridoides [native to Africa, ranging from Ethiopa to South Africa] FW JNH
14XX170 Ennealophus euryandrus ex SIGNA 11XX313 [native to Argentina] AV DVL
14XX171   Freesia laxa ex SIGNA 12XX362 [native to Africa, ranging from South Sudan to South Africa] FW DVL
14XX172   Freesia laxa ex 'Joan Evans' ex SIGNA 12XX364 [native to Africa, ranging from South Sudan to South Africa] VF DVL
14XX173 Gladious gamier Madagascan form of the widespread G.dalenii [endemic to Madagascar] AV MBS
14XX174 Gladiolus emiliae [endemic to South Africa, Western Cape region] AV MBS
14XX175 Gladiolus italicus (=segetum, native France) [native to southern Europe and into Asia] AV MBS
14XX176 Gladiolus splendens [native to South Africa] AV MBS
14XX177 Herbertia amatorum [native to Uruguay and southern Brazil] AB NZI
14XX178   Lapeirousia divaricata [native to South Africa] FW NZI
14XX179   Libertia grandiflora [endemic to New Zealand] FW MBS
14XX180 Moraea huttonii [native to South Africa] AV MBS
14XX181 Moraea marlothii [native to South Africa] AV MBS
14XX182 Moraea polystachya [native to southern Africa] AB MBS
14XX183 Moraea setifolia [native to South Africa] AV MBS
14XX184   Moraea spathulata [native to Africa, ranging from Zimbabwe to South Africa] FW RBR
14XX185 Nemastylis geminiflora AKA Celestials [native to central southern United States] AB EDK
14XX186   Sisyrinchium albidum [native to eastern North America, from Texas to Wisconsin to Ontario, Florida to Maine] FW KDI
14XX187 Sisyrinchium angustifolium [native to eastern North America, from Texas to Minnesota to Ontario, Florida to Newfoundland] AV RST
14XX188 x x Sisyrinchium atlanticum [native to eatern United States, from Texas to Wisconsin, Florida to Maine, and also Nova Scotia in Canada] x MBS
14XX189 Sisyrinchium californicum ex SIGNA 12XX415 [native to western North America, from central California to British Columbia] AV DVL
14XX190 Sisyrinchium macrocarpum [native to Argentina] AB KDI
14XX191   Sisyrinchium striatum [native to Chile and Argentina] FW KDI
14XX192 Sparaxis grandiflora bright clear yellow [endemic to South Africa] AV RBD

Late ADDITIONS
14CR193 x x cristata ex 'Navy Blue Giant' OP x DSR
14CR195 cristata OP blue violet clones AV JPW
14SP196   demetrii x self ex Botanic Garden of Yerevan 2009 [Hybridizer's Notes: this is a synonym for Iris spuria ssp. demetrii] FW KWKlink
14SP197 x x graminea var. pseudocyperus x NZI
14DB198 x x pumila WC Kecske-hegy Mts, Hungary x KDI
14MS199 lazica HP ex BIS 2010 423 AV KWK
14XX200 Sisyrinchium sp. AV JNH
14JU201   magnifica alba FW JNH
14MS202   ruthenica VF JNH
14JU203   vicaria VF KDI
14DB204   lutescens native France, WC FW MBS
14CR205 confusa AV ???
14JU205   bucharica VF KDI
14JU206   bucharica VF JNH

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