More about the irises – I’m probably going to do this in two parts, today and tomorrow, because the internet is so very slow at the moment. Or could it be WordPress, taking an eternity to upload my pictures from the computer?
Anyway – first the ‘old’ irises that have begun to flower in the last few days. Probably the one that gives me the most pleasure, after Iris pallida, is this unnamed yellow that I sit enjoy every evening on the Vine Terrace.
Then the irises in the Iris Garden.
The tough white (unnamed) that I brought down from the Vine Terrace seems to be muscling out the others – a bit sad, I have to take them down to the new iris area in the orchard (of which more tomorrow).
There’s one that I was sold as ‘Supreme Sultan’. Doesn’t look right to me, so I need to wait for the other buds to open.
Then the old favourite ‘Jane Phillips’
And ‘Blue Rhythm’
This border is at the front of the Iris Garden, under the limes.
I’m thinking I’ll spread the old brown (much loved) along the whole length (the irises in the other half are wild irises) and add either blue (‘Blue Rhythm’) or yellow (unnamed from the Vine Terrace). Can’t decide, but I’m drawn to the idea of the yellow.