The iris garden

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Iris X Paul Black. Introduced in ’03, Dykes Medal 2010

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Re blooming iris Beverly Sills. ’79 introduction, Dykes Medal ’85

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A beauty from Indiana

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Japanese variegated iris

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Iris X Wild Angel introduced in ’06

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Salvaged heirloom from an abandoned garden

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an heirloom iris in Lakeview, Illinois

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Iris X Dangerous Mood. Int. ’04, award winner

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found on an abandoned hillside in Indiana

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Grandmother Jeannie’s iris

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Siberian iris

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Space age iris X Divinity

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Variegated iris. Smells like grape soda.

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Iris X Wild Wings Int. ’99, award winner

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six month anniversary gift from my (then) boyfriend

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iris how-to

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Iris X World Premier. 1998 introduction, award winner

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Iris X Edith Wolford introduced 86, Dykes Medal 1993

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Iris X Tanzanian Tangerine, introduced in 1995

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I believe these are arilbred, acquired in a trade

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Where the root beer smell comes from

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Growth habit of Iris X Thornbird. Introduced in ’89, Dykes Medal in ’97

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a cousin

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Heirloom iris

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Iris X World Premier

I collect iris plants; They remind me to live in the moment. Here’s a few to enjoy:)

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Iris X Sunny Sundays. Colossal blossoms.

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A Siberian iris in Chicago

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Siberian iris Caesar’s Brother

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Iris X Ramses found in Rogers Park, Illinois. 1929 introduction, Dykes Memorial

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Iris in the Japanese garden, Chicago Botanical Gardens

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