Study of an Iris

Study of a bearded iris, Iris Germanica. Bearded iris flower well in hot, sunny borders, where the rhizome can sit above soil level and “bake” in full sun. Divide clumps every three or four years to maintain prolific flowering. They bring their airy elegance to the late spring, early summer border…. More inspirational irises here….

Iris Dancing

Named after Greek goddess of the rainbow and messenger of the gods, irises signal spring and lead us into early summer. Their foliage can inspire at any time of year. “In every year there are days between winter and spring which rightly belong to neither… Things must take a turn… Across the drenched borders the…