Tuesday's Iris Pictures

newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)May 17, 2011

Today we have lots of purple with EVENING DRAMA, EVENING TIDINGS and VISITING ROYALTY.

Evening Drama

Evening Tidings

Visiting Royalty

Visiting Royality is one that did not bloom for me last year so I was extra pleased to see the lovely blooms this year.

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chadinlg

Visiting Royalty is like the "more blue" version of Romantic Evening. I like flowers where the color saturation fades at the edge as in Evening Tidings... lots of more buds and such clean foliage :)

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 12:13PM
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newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

I really like Visiting Royalty. I love the deep color saturation on it. The purple on the falls is so dark. It was worth the wait from last years no blooms to have these lovelies now.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 12:27PM
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ingwe4(Sweden)

Lovely!

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 2:21PM
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Nancy zone 6

Visiting Royalty is just gorgeous, love the rich color with the orange beard

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 2:41PM
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sunnyjay

Wow, Visiting Royalty is stunning but all three are pretty!
Jason

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 9:39PM
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organic_kitten(8)

They are beautiful, Rita! Nothing like a much awaited bloom. Visiting Royalty is a beauty, but I really like Evening Drama too. In fact, they are all my colors.
kay

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 11:10PM
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newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

Visiting Royality was my own personal favorite of todays blooms, I just love its color.

Kay, I knew you would like these as they are purple and I know you love purple iris.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 11:35PM
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organic_kitten(8)

Yes indeed. I may have spaces for 10 new iris this year, and while casually looking through the iris websites, I have already have 58 that I am looking at. Now you know I can't do that again this year. But you also know I ill buy too many!

And you enabler you. Mine aren't blooming anymore (well maby 4 or 5) so of course I'm looking carefully...and Prague is on my gotta have it list!
kay

    Bookmark   May 18, 2011 at 10:01PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

I love the second one- with the washed falls. Evening Tidings. Very pretty!

    Bookmark   May 19, 2011 at 12:54AM
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