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Purple Iris

This is a discussion on Purple Iris within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; This one popped out and suprised me. Before it even got a chance to completely ...

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    Default Purple Iris

    This one popped out and suprised me. Before it even got a chance to completely open, it started raining for two days and my huge beautiful iris melted into nothing. I'd snapped this picture anticipating posting it with a wide open shot or two, I had to settle for these two.

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    Maybe next time i'll get the final shots too......
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    Very pretty, I love Irises. I grow Siberian Irises. Well done.

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    I have a few varieties, this is what I call my 'northern' type, loves the cold. I also have a few clumps of the 'Florida' type. Small miniature versions of the large northern ones. I would love to see what yours look like.

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    Very pretty! It almost looks catt-like!

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    Stunning! Love these, among my favourite flowers among with peonies. I'd love to have a proper garden and grow them one day.

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    SO beautiful! I look forward to warmer weather so our spring blooms will start coming out.

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    Good Job Connie.
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    Out here we're still week away from iris season.

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    With at least 3 feet of snow still covering my iris bed these partially open blooms really are eye candy! Thanks Connie.
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    Thanks. Brings back memories of my childhood. My mother loved Iris and had rows of them, mostly purple. I didn't appreciate the beauty of them at the time.

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