Irises forum: Finally blooming in northern Michigan

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Name: Jack and Marie
Cadillac, MI (Zone 4b)
cherub2007
Jun 12, 2015 10:37 AM CST
Pictures of the Dykes medal garden as well as some newer iris in the far garden. All but about 15 of the Dykes medal winners bloomed this year.
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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Jun 12, 2015 10:41 AM CST
Looking great! Things are pretty well done here, so your pictures help!
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Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
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Lestv
Jun 12, 2015 10:54 AM CST
Beautiful gardens. Love them backed by the dark of the evergreens.
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UndertheSun
Jun 12, 2015 11:10 AM CST
I agree

Beautiful! Thumbs up
Name: Leon
Indiana (Zone 5a)
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TBGDN
Jun 12, 2015 11:14 AM CST
I agree Thumbs up Thumbs up Thumbs up
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Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
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crowrita1
Jun 12, 2015 11:20 AM CST
I agree very nice !!
Name: Jack and Marie
Cadillac, MI (Zone 4b)
cherub2007
Jun 12, 2015 11:24 AM CST
Some additional photos from 2 days ago.
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Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
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Muddymitts
Jun 12, 2015 12:35 PM CST
Your gardens are lovely -- and immaculate!! Thumbs up
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Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
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grannysgarden
Jun 12, 2015 12:40 PM CST
Beautiful irises and what a lovely setting they are blooming in.
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Name: Ken
Traverse City, Michigan (Zone 5a)
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bramedog
Jun 12, 2015 12:56 PM CST
Beautiful irises there, neighbor! You are just starting to bloom in Cadillac? I am down to my late bloomers, everything all kind of happened at once after this long, cold winter.
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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Zencat
Jun 12, 2015 1:02 PM CST
Holy wow! And extended season for us. Gorgeous!
Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Hemlady
Jun 12, 2015 1:07 PM CST
Beautiful Jack and Marie!!!!

I love Cadillac and haven't been there in years. My brother got his very first hair cut in Cadillac when he was 2 years old and that was many, many years ago.
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Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Jun 12, 2015 5:58 PM CST
Your garden is looking well. Sort of like a display garden.

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