Iris (intermediate bearded hybrids)
Earliest of the rhizomatous irises to bloom in our garden. Makes a lovely clump of mid-green foliage with lots of flowers in spring; the rest of the year it's serviceable enough, looking green and healthy - more so than our tall bearded varieties. Our clump has been with us for many years - one of our dependable performers.
||intermediate bearded iris
For some reason I used to believe this was some kind of Japanese iris (the nursery tag just said "purple"), but GardenWeb members have informed me it's an intermediate bearded hybrid, perhaps with some aril breeding.
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
About my plant portraits
I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to
leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors
to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if
appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an
ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including
html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a
comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my
guestbook. If you
have a question that needs a personal response, please
December 02, 2006