A couple of weeks ago I was on a morning walk with Rockefeller and got really excited when I saw the first irises of the season in bloom. I adore irises. I don’t always take walks with my camera but that morning I did and I snapped a couple of shots:
Then yesterday I was walking Rockefeller down by the fairgrounds, without my camera, and was surprised to see a nice variety of irises planted along their chain-link fence. The blooms were past their prime but I made a note to go back today and try to see what I could capture:
Although the irises were starting to fade, some other gorgeous beauties were having their hey day. Peonies! What is not to love about a peony? Except the ants.
Back to irises. When we got home I took some pictures of my irises. They tend to bloom a little later than most thanks to all of our shade.
I also finally bought my annuals today. I always buy loads of impatiens thanks to all the trees. But they are lovely and I never tire of them.
I need to get back to that front porch quick!
Irises. Such an elegant flower. And I am not the only person to love them…check out Lisa’s photos.
Do you have a favorite flower? I am not sure I could ever pick an absolute favorite.