Beardless Irises: A Plant for Every Garden Situation
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© 2015 by Kevin C. Vaughn
Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
160 pages, 166 full color photos, soft cover, 8.5" x 11"
This complete guide, autographed by the author, gives all the information you
need to choose, grow, and appreciate the beardless iris—from basic planting
information to help beginners, to the essential hybridizing details that
horticulturists need. Beardless irises are cousins of the more familiar bearded
irises, but are much more variable, with plants ranging from four-inch-tall
dwarfs with tiny flowers to five-foot stalks with dinner plate size flowers.
addition, beardless irises of at least one type will grow in virtually every
gardening situation from dry shade to standing water in full sun. No group of
perennials offers such versatility. Here, all five major groups are covered in
detail: Siberian, Japanese, Pacific Coast Native, spuria, and Louisiana. The
garden uses, development of the modern hybrids, and recommended cultures are
given for each of the diverse groups of beardless irises. In addition, a
separate chapter covers the techniques for creating your own beardless hybrids.
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