Saturday's Iris Pictures part 2

newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)May 21, 2011

We had sun most of the afternoon after a cloudy morning and then a quick rain shower after 6PM that is out by now.

Merchant Marine is one of my top 5 favorite Iris.

So is PAUL BLACK

STARRING started to bloom today.

DANGEROUS MOOD

FLORENTINE SILK is blooming today.

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Nancy zone 6

Stunning, every one of them. I have Dangerous Mood & it is one of my favorites. Somehow the name seems appropriate. I've admired Merchant Marine for some time, all the flounces. I like those orange beards too. I don't like it on all iris, but seems to work well for these. Beautiful colors on Florentine Silk.

    Bookmark   May 21, 2011 at 9:28PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Merchant Marine is really a great blue. I also really like your Paul Black- the color is so intense. Great irises!

    Bookmark   May 22, 2011 at 12:39AM
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Cindy zone 6a

I tend to favor the blues too!! Great pictures, so pretty. cindy

    Bookmark   May 22, 2011 at 9:07AM
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mikesc

Nice photos!

Mike

    Bookmark   May 22, 2011 at 12:44PM
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organic_kitten(8)

Beautiful Rita! They have really started, haven't they? They are all so pretty, but I am captivated by "Starring".

What a beautiful iris! Keep posting, mine are all but gone!
kay

    Bookmark   May 22, 2011 at 12:56PM
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