It’s been a good spring for the irises down by the pond. The species plants of Iris virginica have really thrived and grown into large clumps over the last few years. Chris has also been adding various cultivars of Louisiana iris as well and those have really added some color to the pond fringe! Don’t ask about specific names because those are long gone but we can still admire the form and colors of these flowers.
The front ROW ditch where we’d also planted various Louisiana irises over the years has not resulted in any blooms this year, though the plants themselves have spread well. A good cleaning up around the plants should probably occur sometime this summer, getting rid of any other vegetation crowding out the rhizomes a bit. Though, now that I think about it I haven’t actually looked to see if there might be any flower stalks forming up there and should check next time I remember when I’m out that direction.
Not a big post, just wanted to share the colors going on the last few weeks!