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Growing Irises

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Growing Irises By: Brent, Co-Owner, Brent & Becky's Bulbs The iris is a classic, statement-making show-off that’s hard to beat—it’s no wonder it’s been a garden favorite for centuries. This old-fashioned beauty’s bold blooms contrast with its architectural, sword-like, sturdy foliage. The name “iris” originates from the Greek word for “rainbow,” which speaks to the many color varieties available. With a wide range of colors, irises make excellent choices for nearly every garden.   Iris Rhizomes Many of the gorgeous flowers in your garden began as seeds. However, some gardeners choose to grow their favorite flowers from bulbs, tubers, and...

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