First Iris bloom of the year--Iris tectorum

brpinson(8)April 8, 2011

I love this iris...blooms reliably in full shade when all the hostas and ferns are emerging.

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Nancy zone 6

That is really pretty!

    Bookmark   April 8, 2011 at 3:07PM
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bkay2000(8a TX)

Beautiful and the hosta behind it is beautiful, too. What's the variety (always looking for hosta varieties that do well in zone 8)?

bkay

    Bookmark   April 8, 2011 at 6:24PM
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brpinson(8)

That hosta is June and is does beautifully for me in zone 8(b)...one of the best. I have it in several different places. A lot of hostas just get smaller each year here (South Carolina..lower part of state), but June actually gets a few more eyes each year and the color is lovely. I have that iris in white as well and it looks good with Potomac...a dark green hosta that does well in zone 8 also.

    Bookmark   April 8, 2011 at 7:19PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Thank you. Just lovely.
Renee

    Bookmark   April 9, 2011 at 1:37AM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

Beautiful. Nice with the lime of the hosta.

    Bookmark   April 9, 2011 at 7:13PM
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gottagarden(z5 western NY)

Gorgeous! love it!

    Bookmark   April 11, 2011 at 6:18AM
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