Mind you, this is no ordinary flower. It is named after the Greek goddess Iris, and it is strongly believed to be the flower associated with the fleur-de-lis. Despite its grand associations, irises are relatively easy to grow. Bury the rhizome, and new plants sprout from it.
Around here, the weather has been acting all bizzare. No sign of snow so far. Sigh! And I noticed yesterday that some of my hyacinths have started to peek their heads. No good! If this weather lasts too long, I will soon have tulips and hyacinths blooming by February. We really need some snow!
The National Weather Service said that last month appeared to be the first December without a snowflake here since 1877 (Here)
Here is the iris patch in our garden. Last year they bloomed in May. This year…
This is my entry for Flower Fest.