A couple more opened up today

organic_kitten(8)April 23, 2012

Dakota Smoke:

Native Tale:

Lovely Senorita:

And this Spuria Iris:

And I'm just sure you want to see my "thug" rose, New Dawn:


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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

homage to the rose, at link


Here is a link that might be useful: link

    Bookmark   April 24, 2012 at 7:42AM
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Nancy zone 6

Those are all so very pretty! I just keep scrolling back & forth.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2012 at 9:31AM
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newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

Oh, I just love that Spuria iris. I wish mine would bloom. I have had it at least four years and no blooms yet! Oh well, I guess I will just enjoy yours. Lovely tall bearded blooms. Lovely Senorita is my favorite today.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2012 at 3:53PM
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Used to grow Dakota Smoke: a very unique flower, do you agree? I like its blend of colors.


    Bookmark   April 24, 2012 at 4:04PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Lovely Senorita is my favorite here. I thought Dakota Smoke was smokier- the Schreiner's photo shows it looking like a bitone.
The rose is wonderful.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2012 at 10:12PM
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Yes, I bit on the Schreiner's photo. It is, as Mike says, a unique flower, this pic may not show as much of the color blend. It isn't a bitone though, just a graduation of the color.

Rita, I onder why yours doesn't bloom. If you want a piece of this one, I can send it. It has multiplied greatly and blooms very well. Not subject to the spots like tall bearded ones.

Nancy, you are like me, you just like blooms. thanks for the NKC song, ken.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2012 at 10:19PM
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