A Few More Bloom Pics

mikescApril 25, 2012

La Scala (first year; landscapers lopped off its top buds; these were lower down on a fairly short stalk. Large flowers!)

Rustle of Spring

Red Skies (one of the earliest)

Secret Rites

Drama Queen

Fashion Diva (just opening; the falls don't stay curled up like this)

Mike

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newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

They are all so very beautiful. I really like La Scala, simply beautiful and elegant. And Rustle of Spring is such a warm juicy color! Love it.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2012 at 2:56PM
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Nancy zone 6

I like them all, wonderful colors.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2012 at 3:12PM
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mikesc

Rita, I think La Scala is going to end up being a great grower. This is its first year, and I get that feeling. And Rustle of Spring is like no other color I've seen and it blooms every year (I can't say that about too many...)

Mike

    Bookmark   April 25, 2012 at 3:23PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Love LaScala!

Why do the mow and blow guys hate flowers so much? It puzzles me. I'm glad you got to see its lovely bloom despite the hack job.
Renee

    Bookmark   April 26, 2012 at 12:09AM
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organic_kitten(8)

So pretty, Mike. I especially like La Scala and Drama Queen. Red skies is a beautiful color. Very nice photos, Mike.
kay

    Bookmark   April 26, 2012 at 12:50AM
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mantis__oh

La Scala is luscious. I do find, however, that the hybridizers are overdoing the ruffles on iris. Just my taste, but I don't want everything scalloped and frilled.

    Bookmark   April 27, 2012 at 9:27PM
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