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Tall bearded Iris "Peach Jam"


By Siris

Tall bearded Iris "Peach Jam" (Iris germanica (Orris))

First time flowering for " Peach Jam", bought 2015 Gardens4you. Rather disappointed with the colour, it is supposed to have purple streaks to the petals, but also every flower can have different markings, will see if there are the purple streaks on the next flowers. And it is its first year!

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just had a look , do you think they gave you the wrong one

also it mentions is meant to be a re - bloomer ?

still looks pretty

13 May, 2016


Probably correct. Not such a vibrant colour pink as Twice Thrilling, but it is a good shaped flower with crinkly edges to the standards, and it grew well. If the next flowers are better I will re photograph.

13 May, 2016


Four flowers have opened on this one now all without purple markings, one more to go. Will have to see next year.

17 May, 2016


I would send them a photo ...

18 May, 2016


The streaking is caused by an unstable gene, it is thought.

19 May, 2016

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