I see more stalks.

newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)May 10, 2011

I see lots of stalks. And then there are plants were the stalks are not showing yet, still inside the leaves but you can feel them if you try, that slight bump that means a stalk is trying to immerge.

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Nancy zone 6

It won't be long now, should be a great show!

    Bookmark   May 10, 2011 at 7:27PM
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newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

I have seven of my Rockytop intros from last year planted out in the left side of that front yard were the belgium block mini terraces are. Off to the right on the flat part. That was what fit and was planned as the iris part of my garden there on that side. Five of the seven have stalks. Those are not the only Rockytop intros, but 7 in that area. I think 5 out of 7 blooming is great comsidering how late I planted them. So I really am seeing lots of stalks.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2011 at 7:35PM
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organic_kitten(8)

Rita,
I can't wait to see them! They look great.
kay

    Bookmark   May 10, 2011 at 10:16PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

It's going to be a big show!
Renee

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

I think my first iris too bloom will be SPOT STARTER. It is showing color in the flower pedals that are starting to show. Ahead of everyone else here. Sounds about right to me. Spot Starter was a bonus iris from Schreiners two years ago and was the first to bloom last year.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2011 at 12:26PM
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bobanda(6)

I thought I might be an iris addict when, for the first time, I went around the garden squeezing the leaves hoping to get any signs of stalks in there! You'll have to post when they are in full bloom!

    Bookmark   May 12, 2011 at 11:38AM
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