The term “novelty iris describes iris that are divergent in pattern, form or habit from the mainstream of iris development.” (Ben Hager)
Iris Category: RE
According to the Reblooming Iris Society, there are several types of reblooming iris within this category:
• Rebloomers (also called “remontants”) are irises that produce two or more flushes of bloom each year.
• Cycle rebloomers produce a spring crop of flowers, then lie low during summer, and grow and flower again in the fall.
• Repeaters produce new flowers soon after the first spring flush dies back, extending the bloom season to one to two months.
• All-season rebloomers produce flowers irregularly throughout the season.
Iris collectors and gardeners take note! There are no guarantees that any particular reblooming iris variety in any particular setting will behave in any particular way.