I love iris. They are hands-down my favorite flower. When we moved into this house 20+ years ago, we inherited several varieties - including one gorgeous brown that was the first non-traditional iris I'd ever seen. But over the years they've all died out except one hardy specimen that comes back year after year.
I don't remember how I found them, but about a month ago I spotted info on Pleasants Valley Iris Farm in Vacaville, California. One look at their online catalog and I was hooked. Or should that be 'sunk'?
The box of goodies arrived earlier this week. Hubby did a bit of rearranging in the yard - cutting down two dead trees and replanting a flowering garlic plant or three -
As there is absolutely no chance I'll remember what I bought - or which iris went where - I'm listing them here - with pictures; iris bling! - for reference. Hubby and I both selected our favorites for this order. Anybody want to guess which one of us picked all the
1. Full Figured -
2 & 7. Copper Classic - (one purchased, one gift)
3. Goldfinger - (gift)
4. Rock Star - (rebloomer; may bloom more than once each year)
5. Violet Tiger -
6. Wonderful World -
8. Fanfaron -
9. Epicenter -
10. First Interstate -
11. Makes Scents -
I bought more! Couldn't resist....
Rustic Royalty (gift)