reblooming iris in wny - photo
When I lived in California they had gorgeous bearded iris that rebloomed in the fall. When I moved, I brought some with me, but they never rebloomed, probably because I kept moving them around. This year they finally did bloom, I think because we had such a long warm fall, they finally had a long enough growing season to bloom before frost. I picked this flower stalk before the last snowfall, and it's still blooming inside.
The small purple ones reliably rebloom for me, but they are not as showy. The large bearded are harder to get to rebloom in this climate.