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Domehomedee

Domehomedee
Arroyo Grande, CA
(Zone 9a)

January 7, 2013
3:59 PM

Post #9378488

Iris unguicularis or winter iris have done well in my garden, this one is the fourth blossom of the season.
They are a welcome sight December through February.

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xuling
Windsor, CA
(Zone 9b)

January 7, 2013
4:42 PM

Post #9378568

What a flower. The beautiful pale blue/violet is magnificent with the yellow strike. (at least that is the blue that I see :)
xuling

Domehomedee

Domehomedee
Arroyo Grande, CA
(Zone 9a)

January 7, 2013
6:09 PM

Post #9378633

Yes, it is a nice blue color. I noticed the other ones posted are either purple or really washed out blue. I'm amazed there isn't more info on these on Dave's garden. I kind of thought they were an old cottage garden plant, the first ones I ever saw were in a garden in Santa Cruz, CA of an old victorian house.

irisMA

irisMA
South Hamilton, MA

January 28, 2013
8:41 PM

Post #9400847

Will not grow well north of Maryland on the east coast.
sbish5
Saginaw, MI

February 6, 2013
4:11 AM

Post #9409926

Very pretty!! I , so far, have just stuck with bearded iris-- haven't tried any other varieties yet--have wanted to but so far have stuck with what I know works for me!!

irisMA

irisMA
South Hamilton, MA

February 6, 2013
6:34 AM

Post #9410035

that one won't grow this far north. On the west coast it grows to Oregon.
cowpea123
Coushatta, LA

March 30, 2013
6:41 AM

Post #9466589

I used to have it in my garden but the gophers ate it.

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