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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

ABC Wednesday: I is for Iris


I probably won't have any iris in bloom until May. I took these shot in May of last year.
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I have a lot of different varieties of iris but I particularly like these dutch iris. They are somewhat irregular and show signs of being past their prime but I cannot deny that so am I.
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22 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

You pictures are always perfect with adorable lights and colours!I love this sweet flower "Iris"!
Léia :)

Nanka said...

They look like beautiful ballroom gowns!! Very pretty irises!! Loved the blue ones!!

Jane and Chris said...

The purple iris is gorgeous!
Jane x
(also past my prime!!)

Kate said...

Beautiful, brilliant shades. Can't wait for spring to arrive here in the frozen tundra!

Hildred and Charles said...

Lovely photos, - you have shown the iris beautifully, - the shapes, the colours. I have been out to see if the corms are sending out any green swords, and look forward to May and the brilliance of the iris and the poppies together.

Leslie: said...

I have a few irises in my garden and every year I take photos of them budding, in their glory, and as they fade. One of my faves! Have a great week,

Leslie
ABCW Team

photowannabe said...

Love irises and their beautiful velvety throats.
These don't look "past their prime" and I don't think you are either.

Jingle said...

love them, bright and sweet flowers.

Jedediah said...

Striking colours!

Roger Owen Green said...

I'M ready for spring now!

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Starnitesky said...

Iris are such delicate flowers, I love to see them blooming, mine are a mauve in colour.

Tumblewords: said...

My single iris blooms with a pinky/purple hue - your yellow one is a WOW - I may need to find a similar shade. Gorgeous photos!

Joy said...

Such pretty flowers, and an infinite variety, one could never tire of them.

Gigi Ann said...

I love Iris'. Mine won't be blooming for a month or two yet. It's still to cold here for them.

Rajesh said...

Beautiful Iris flowers. The colors are lovely.

Ms. Burrito said...

So pretty!


Please come and see my ABC Wednesday post, thanks!

Wanda said...

We're on the same page. I too posted an Iris (a white one).

Your photography is stunning! The colors great!

Jay at The Depp Effect said...

Irises are among my favourite flowers! I looove them!

They don't do well in my garden for some reason, but every little while I plant some anyway. My personal favourites are the blue/purple ones, especially those with yellow in them.

Misfit in Paradise said...

My irises are climbing out of the ground. Hurray!
Donna - ABC Team

Meryl Jaffe said...

Oh how wonderful and... the beauty of the imperfections.

Thank you,
Meryl

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Your irises were beautiful and your photos so gorgeous. I planted irises in baskets for this first time this year. I can hardly wait for them to bloom.

EG Wow said...

So lovely! The Great White North is still...er...white. But the temperature is spring-like so maybe some crocuses will bloom soon. :)

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