The Blue Iris is the state flower of Tennessee. As I was growing up, I looked forward to their showy colors every Spring.
Irises. They come in SO many different colors!! May/June bloomer. My absolute favorite flower.
iris with turquoise colors and pink and peach in center. Unusual -- by Roy and Dolores Kelley on Flickr
‘Gerald Darby’ iris (Iris x robusta): some of the foliage and the stems are purple. It’s a siberian iris, so no beard. Flower is also purple. Found my tubers on eBay. Growing in curbside garden.
TB Iris germanica 'Wensleydale' (Dodsworth, 1985)
Iris Care Tips on Growing & Maintaining Bearded Iris
Siberian Iris Shaker's Prayer
refiners fire iris | Refiner's Fire'
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When my irises came up this year (60+ buds packed into a few square feet!), I realized that I need many more of these magical flowers! | Tall Bearded Iris Society