Big Bunch O Blooms

aseedisapromiseJune 12, 2013

Here are the next bunch of blooming iris. As you can see, I have some work to do this fall. I had to shove them all in next to each other two Novembers ago, and these are the ones that survived that treatment. These are: lower left Country Moon, Upper left Oasis Cathy, center rear unknown historic, Total Recall, and a Jesse-Song-like one that was mislabeled. Lower center is Sheer Bliss. Sheer Bliss is always stunted when we have 18 degree weather in April.

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lindaw-cincy(6)

I like the variety of colors.

    Bookmark   June 12, 2013 at 4:58PM
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aseedisapromise

Thanks! They won't all be together when I move them this fall, but I am getting to see which look good together, and which ones are thugs who should be quarantined in their own spot.

    Bookmark   June 12, 2013 at 9:45PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Lovely! It looks like a big bouquet of flowers. I like the Total Recall with the Jesse's Song look-a-like. I would plant them together permanently. Pretty color combo- violet and pale yellow.

    Bookmark   June 13, 2013 at 2:05AM
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aseedisapromise

Well, yes, they look good together, but the Jesse Song is the thug! Well, TR can maybe take it, control would just have to be a job I do I guess. Sometimes if you are going to have a particular plant, there's just the jobs you do that go along with it.

    Bookmark   June 13, 2013 at 9:07AM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

I plant mine in clumps a few feet apart- that helps. Then I divide the aggressive ones more often.
Renee

    Bookmark   June 13, 2013 at 11:34PM
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aseedisapromise

That would be the idea!

    Bookmark   June 14, 2013 at 1:00AM
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