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Nice Neighbour!

Postby B_BQ » May 24, 2012 8:24 pm

Our next door neighbour has a lovely garden. She doesn't know the names, or even how to tend some of her plants, (I gave her a PJM last year as a thank-you for looking after my garden when we were away for a weekend. I noticed that in the Fall she had cut it back to the ground, thereby eliminating any possibility of it blooming this spring!), but she has some gorgeous specimens.
She can't see this from her property, but we get to enjoy it every day as it is so close to our property. I've asked her for the name, but no doubt she has no idea.

~BBQ

Unknown Iris:
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Re: Nice Neighbour!

Postby Big Smile » May 24, 2012 9:35 pm

Oh that is so lovely! I love blue in the garden.
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Re: Nice Neighbour!

Postby Heidi S » May 25, 2012 6:28 pm

That is beautiful! I do like a lovely iris any day.
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Re: Nice Neighbour!

Postby johnjf » May 30, 2012 6:16 pm

That's a nice flower!
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Re: Nice Neighbour!

Postby colee1 » Jun 25, 2012 2:42 pm

Really nice flower! I like it
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Re: Nice Neighbour!

Postby Black Dahlia » Jun 27, 2012 4:52 am

I believe it's called a Bearded Orinoco Flow Iris. Here's a link, this one is a bit darker in color but looks almost identical.

http://www.plantdatabase.co.uk/Iris_Orinoco_Flow
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Re: Nice Neighbour!

Postby Black Dahlia » Jun 27, 2012 2:34 pm

They come in several different shades of blue & purple. So pretty though. If I could get my hands on one I'd put one in my garden. My boyfriend's Mom gave me an Iris but it hasn't bloomed yet so I'm not sure what color it is exactly, she told me it was purple last year and it is the type with variegated leaves but I'm excited to see what it looks like when it blooms.
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