I had Blooms for a Month - Rain Kissed

organic_kitten(8)May 4, 2011

Here are a few I took with rain drops on them:

Purple Serenade

Seakist:

Palace Symphoney - Staked since it was lying on the ground:

Vienna Waltz:

And Blackalicious - I love this one:

kay

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newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

Purples and reds, rich and lovely. The color on Blackalicious is so yummy, I love it. Purple Serenade is a stunner also.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2011 at 8:46PM
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mrtoad(7b NC)

nice camera work - beautiful iris

mr toad

    Bookmark   May 4, 2011 at 9:57PM
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Nancy zone 6

Palace Symphoney is a beauty, but then they all are! A feast for the eyes.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2011 at 7:57AM
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organic_kitten(8)

Thank you all for looking. We had had rain all day. I cannot believe the bloom has lasted so long. They were still very pretty today, and I have at least one that has never bloomed before, and I saw bloom spikes on it today. This is the best iris year I have ever had.
kay

    Bookmark   May 5, 2011 at 9:55PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

How did I miss these?! Wowzer. Love Palace Symphony and Purple Serenade.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2011 at 10:13PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Purple Serenade is just gorgeous. Those reds and purples look great together.

Glad to hear you are having a great iris year. We're all enjoying it, that's for sure!
Renee

    Bookmark   May 5, 2011 at 10:59PM
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irisrover(9 CA)

Sunkist is a bicolor not a self; that looks like Breakers or Yaquina Blue.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2011 at 2:14AM
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organic_kitten(8)

Iris-gal, I love the jewel tones and the purples., thank you.

Thanks Renee, I can't believe I had blooms for so long...and several others have biuds but haven;t open yet!

irisrover...that one will go...it is not enough different from several others, and I need the space. I will pass it on. thanks for the into.
kay

    Bookmark   May 6, 2011 at 5:13PM
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