Thanks for your valued input, Bob.
I'll have to take a closer look at the
rhizome in a week or 2, as it's barely coming up. As I recall, it wasn't
a bearded type. The foliage is larger than MTB's here and so is the
You're right though, it could also be a
seedling masquerading as Songarica, right next to the label. Plus, I did
have a few aphylla's and I Varigatae Reginae
nearby that had seed pods over the years. I recall moving this iris as
it wasn't doing much. It sure did well after I moved it to the bog
My bog garden isn't truly a bog bog garden; it's
just regular topsoil with some peat moss mixed in for some acidity for my few
Japanese iris tests.
Your iris is pretty too, Barb.