Irises forum: My Very First Iris Blooms

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Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Hemlady
May 28, 2015 7:24 PM CST
Came back from a week's vacation and found these in bloom.

PERSONA a miniature tall bearded
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AMERICAN CLASSIC
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RECKLESS ABANDON
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BEVERLY SILLS on a very very short stalk
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SING A SONG
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Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
Hybridizer Irises Butterflies Charter ATP Member Birds Cat Lover
Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Vegetable Grower Daylilies Hummingbirder Heucheras
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Hemlady
May 28, 2015 7:25 PM CST
Sorry about the sideways pic. I don't know what caused it to do that.
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Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
crowrita1
May 28, 2015 8:19 PM CST
The way the wind has been blowing here, ALL my iris look "sideways" Sticking tongue out ! I really like that first one ! Thumbs up
Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Zencat
May 28, 2015 8:27 PM CST
Me too! I like them all but that first one is ooo la la!
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Muddymitts
May 28, 2015 8:45 PM CST
Are you freakin' kidding me????? On your very first Iris bloom, you got Reckless Abandon??????????

There is no justice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Argh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(I've been lusting after it for years -- can you tell????????)
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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
Pour vivre parmi les fleurs
Irises Garden Photography I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Butterflies Birds
Cat Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Hummingbirder Plant Identifier
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Zencat
May 28, 2015 9:21 PM CST
Breathe, Mary Ann...just breathe... Hilarious!
Name: Missy
SC (Zone 8a)
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Zazinnia
May 28, 2015 10:01 PM CST
I agree, that first one is snazzy.
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and the story never ends." Lyrics by Bill and Gloria Gaither

Aint nothing flashing but the fireflies...lyrics by Paul Simon

South central PA (Zone 6a)
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DaveinPA
May 28, 2015 10:09 PM CST
Reckless Abandon is one super iris!
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
May 29, 2015 3:59 AM CST
Beverly Sills is always one of my later ones. Nice ones, Cute MTB
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Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
Hybridizer Irises Butterflies Charter ATP Member Birds Cat Lover
Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Vegetable Grower Daylilies Hummingbirder Heucheras
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Hemlady
May 29, 2015 6:55 AM CST
You are too funny Mary Ann Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing I didn't know Reckless Abandon was so special. I just picked out 12 iris that I liked and bought them.
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Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
Hybridizer Irises Butterflies Charter ATP Member Birds Cat Lover
Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Vegetable Grower Daylilies Hummingbirder Heucheras
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Hemlady
May 29, 2015 7:01 AM CST
I actually took 2 pictures of Reckless Abandon. Maybe this other one won't post sideways. Let me try and see what happens here.

RECKLESS ABANDON



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Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
Hybridizer Irises Butterflies Charter ATP Member Birds Cat Lover
Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Vegetable Grower Daylilies Hummingbirder Heucheras
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Hemlady
May 29, 2015 7:07 AM CST
I didn't post this one yesterday because I wasn't sure what it was but I believe it is TASTE THE MAGIC. The bloom is loopsided. I hope the next one open will look better.
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Name: Ken
Traverse City, Michigan (Zone 5a)
Vegetable Grower Dog Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Michigan Irises Daylilies
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bramedog
May 29, 2015 7:07 AM CST
Love RA Cindy! Are you getting scapes on your DL's in southern MI? Nothing here, as of yet. I tip my hat to you.
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
crowrita1
May 29, 2015 7:07 AM CST
Hurray! the wind must have died down Rolling on the floor laughing Thumbs up
Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
Hybridizer Irises Butterflies Charter ATP Member Birds Cat Lover
Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Vegetable Grower Daylilies Hummingbirder Heucheras
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Hemlady
May 29, 2015 7:14 AM CST
I haven't checked for scapes yet Ken as I was away for a week but I will check today. I do have a species H. Middendorfii that is blooming.
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Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Muddymitts
May 29, 2015 7:21 AM CST
There I was, trying to BREATHE -- and she posts another picture!!!! And then just nonchalantly says: "I didn't know Reckless Abandon was so special -- just picked out 12 that I like and bought them..........."

ARGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm dying here...............................
Thoughts become things -- choose the good ones. ([url=www.tut.com]www.tut.com[/url])
Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
Hybridizer Irises Butterflies Charter ATP Member Birds Cat Lover
Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Vegetable Grower Daylilies Hummingbirder Heucheras
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Hemlady
May 29, 2015 7:22 AM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
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Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
Hybridizer Irises Butterflies Charter ATP Member Birds Cat Lover
Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Vegetable Grower Daylilies Hummingbirder Heucheras
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Hemlady
May 29, 2015 8:26 AM CST
Blooming today:

Siberian Iris - they are named but didn't keep track of the names, sorry about that.

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Tall Bearded Iris -

BLACK IS BLACK

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TWO SIDED COIN

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COFFEE TRADER

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RECKLESS ABANDON with several open

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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
Pour vivre parmi les fleurs
Irises Garden Photography I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Butterflies Birds
Cat Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Hummingbirder Plant Identifier
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Zencat
May 29, 2015 8:31 AM CST
Cindy, please don't kill Mary Ann. I think you may have to stop sharing pics of RA before she bursts something. Rolling on the floor laughing
Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
Hybridizer Irises Butterflies Charter ATP Member Birds Cat Lover
Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Vegetable Grower Daylilies Hummingbirder Heucheras
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Hemlady
May 29, 2015 8:51 AM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
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