It was labelled ‘Black Iris’ – but would be more accurately called Deep Purple.
My yellow tree peony has bloomed!
Lupins and Siberian Iris for this week’s vase of cut flowers.
It rained most of Thursday, for which we are thankful, and Thursday night into Friday it was quite foggy. Yesterday morning I braved the armies of mosquitos to venture out at daybreak and snap a few moody shots of spiderwebs and dew drops. It turned into quite a glorious day, perfect for songbirds, aphids by […]
For 49 weeks a year I think tall bearded Iris are a waste of garden space. Dandelions love to grow in impossibly tight spaces between their rhizomes. Leaves get tatty and mottled by the end of July, and are unremarkable the rest of the growing season. You’re supposed to divide the rhizomes every few years. […]