Saturday, May 4, 2019

Iris Blooming

 It's Iris blooming time in our mountains of Southwest Virginia.  Most of the iris were given to me by a friend. I started an iris bed and then I simply put them in various places throughout the gardens.
     Most of the iris are bearded iris which are very tall and have many gorgeous blooms.

 This is a patch of smaller iris, I think Siberian iris, which I transplanted many years ago. These have really spread in this location. Surprisingly, deer and other critters do not like iris!

There were a few more : a very pale violet and a solid white. There were also early purple bearded iris which have already bloomed. The rain added quite a bit of joy to the iris.

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