Tag Archives: Iris

More Irises (last one)

I didn’t really want to post so many Irises in a row but there’s so much starting all the time I don’t want to be sitting on all these pictures at the end of July when they’re all long finished. … Continue reading

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The Second Round of Iris Flowers

Iris ‘Sinister Desires’ – My new favourite Iris. Iris ‘Marksman’ – This is right beside ‘Sinister Desires’ but unfortunately finished the day before the other opened, could have been a very interesting combination. NOID Purple Veined Iris – hardly thrilling … Continue reading


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The First Round of Iris Flowers

Iris ‘Devil’s Playground’ – Not actually my plant, we’re giving it as a gift to someone but it was here and flowering so here’s a picture. NOID Dwarf Iris – This has traditionally been the first Iris to bloom for … Continue reading

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New Plants

Just because I haven’t been posting as much recently doesn’t mean I haven’t been up to my old ways of hoarding plants. Even though my garden is distinctly full right now I’ve managed to collect the following: Asarum canadense – … Continue reading

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Iris bucharica in Steroescopic 3D

It has been a while since my last one of these. This sort of happened by accident as I was shooting things in my yard. Going through the pictures after I noticed how similar the two shots were and decided … Continue reading

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Foliage Followup – April 2011

It’s still early spring here in Ontario so there’s lots of new things sprouting all the time, the reliable favourites and new plants you’re happy to see come back. All of the plants in this post were just newly planted … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – April 2011

Compared to last April I can see we’re still a little behind last year, but clearly all the new bulbs I planted in the fall are making my April garden much more interesting. The patch of Daffodils I showed last … Continue reading

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Some spring bulbs

Sorry to everyone who lives anywhere warm, but this is the first day I’ve actually seen flowers open in my own yard so it’s pretty exciting. Galanthus nivalis This has been showing “colour” for a long time but just when … Continue reading

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Another new bulb – Iris bucharica

This sort of jumped out at me today and I had to pick one up without hesitation (or any research). Iris bucharica(Photo by Michael Wolf used under CC license from here.) The leaves are so un-Iris-like I’d have never guessed … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season… for bulbs.

In my front yard around my Hosta ‘Captain Kirk’ I’ll be planting this combination of bulbs. Iris reticulata cvv. Crocus chrysanthus ‘Romance’ (I’ve planted this one before and been very impressed with the show it puts on. I think I … Continue reading

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