Irises forum: I cannot save them all - EASTER BOUQUET

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Easley, SC (Zone 7a)
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KatsI2
Apr 12, 2020 9:42 AM CST
We are having a major storm today. The garden is full of new blooms. I brought some in the enjoy before they are dashed😭. I have known:
Quaker lady, Indian Chief, honey glaze, champagne elegance, immortality, footloose, burst of joy( ?). Anyone wanting a tuber or two or three ...+++Lol -of IC, HG, CE, Immortality , let me know. The small blue/purple reblooms grows in sun or shade, rarely rots, grows like a weed. Smells wonderful. It is at least 50 years old. I would say it is a historic but has no ID. The extra tall pale lavender has no ID. Planted in the 60s I have in abundance. I have an extra tall hardy Yellow not shown here that may be Alice Harding. Also in abundance I started growing Historic's because they tend to be rot resistant Easley SC
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Name: Lilli
Lundby, Denmark, EU
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IrisLilli
Apr 12, 2020 10:56 AM CST
Oh my! Blinking Sorry you have a storm during iris bloom season, but they sure make for at beautiful display. Lovey dubby
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Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
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grannysgarden
Apr 12, 2020 11:21 AM CST
Lovely bouquets, Kats. It is storming here in AR as well. Will storm thru the rest of the day off and on. Open blooms are more or less destroyed. Your irises are very cheerful. Thanks for posting the photos.
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Name: Monty Riggles
Henry County, Virginia (Zone 7a)
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UndyingLight
Apr 12, 2020 11:34 AM CST
That's a wacky array of colours. I love it! Lovey dubby
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Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
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evelyninthegarden
Apr 12, 2020 12:40 PM CST
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Kats ~ How lovely! Lovey dubby Happy Easter!
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Name: daphne
san diego county, ca (Zone 10a)
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shizen
Apr 12, 2020 2:12 PM CST
kats, thank you for sharing your lovely bouquets. your home must waft of amazing iris scents as well.
Name: Robin
Melbourne, Australia (Zone 10b)
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Totally_Amazing
Apr 12, 2020 5:13 PM CST
Kats - That's a beautiful display Thumbs up
Oklahoma (Zone 7a)
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Rebekah
Apr 12, 2020 5:52 PM CST
Beautiful I love you bouquet! While I don't have any antique irises I usually grow old heritage roses. I appreciate their ruggedness and romantic delicate blooms, so I appreciate anyone who loves and tends historic's.

We're having a storm here too In Oklahoma. Powers out and it's supposed to get pretty close to freezing but it's been a really beautiful day Smiling Happy Easter!
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Name: Deborah
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Deebie
Apr 12, 2020 8:45 PM CST
Welcome! and lovely collection, @KatsI2

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