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By Kelly Norris

The variety of bearded irises opponents that of the other perennial grown in temperate climates. For a few gardeners, they carry again hot stories of a grandparent's backyard; for others, they are a state of the art plant with a doubtless never-ending ability for generating new types and patterns.

As the chief of Rainbow Iris Farm and co-editor of the Bulletin of the yankee Iris Society, Kelly Norris is the authority on gardening with bearded irises. His introductory chapters provide advice for profitable progress, backyard layout, plant choice, and "creating" new irises. A advisor to Bearded Irises additionally offers pictures of the main extraordinary crops in all the six well-known different types, from the dainty miniature dwarf bearded irises to the stately tall bearded irises. A source part lists area of expertise nurseries, enterprises dedicated to bearded irises, and public gardens with outstanding iris collections.

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