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Iris - A change of face


By siris


This flowerhead was one of my casualties in the winds recently.

It not surprising that it snapped off as the head is about 8" (20cm) on a stem of about a metre tall. Whopping!

I want to use this for my log identity picture, as I did not knowingly put the original there. Watch that space! In the mean while here are photos of survivors.

I don’t know what it is called as I bought it over 20 years ago as Warbash, another packeted garden store purchase.
Looks like a Cayeux variety, I love it.

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That is such a lovely iris.

17 May, 2014


Thank you Alexb

17 May, 2014


that's a very pretty flower siris.

17 May, 2014


Thank you seaburn girl.
Ps in your last comment you used the word avatar, what is this, is it the pic used against ones user name?

17 May, 2014


Aren't they beautiful ! :)
What a pitty that one snapped in the wind. I hope you had some more nice ones ...

17 May, 2014


Another lovely iris Siris love the veining!!, its sets the statue of great too :-)

18 May, 2014


Thank you Hywel, the 3 in the last photo are other stems, each with several buds to come.

18 May, 2014


Thanks Simbad, I sellotaped the broken flowerhead to the statue for the photo. The clump is actually in a different border.

18 May, 2014

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