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Re: First Bloom of the season....

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] First Bloom of the season....
  • From: "Chuck B" <whozher@mintel.net>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 10:03:29 -0500

It was 19 deg here this morning.  Your photo really gives me a bad case of spring fever.  Such a lovely little flower.  Iris are amazingly tough at times.  When we moved last year, I had a bunch of IBs that spent the winter in the garage and got planted in the spring.  Almost half bloomed the year they were planted!
Best wishes on your birthday,
Chuck Bunnell
Lafayette, IN
Region 6 
Zone 5a-5b
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 8:59 AM
Subject: [iris-photos] First Bloom of the season....

       Today was the morning of my 45th Birthday and I received a wonderful gift from one of my Iris.....We moved in December and I had no choice but to dig my Iris "Sweethearts Again" at that time...it was that or leave it behind....So I placed the ten rhyzomes in individual pots and hoped for the best...
       Today I have five blooms open!  Not only did they survive but they did so really well!  The color  is a little off from an established clump because they are stressed, but they we there to say hello....Just wanted to share with everyone what a trouper this little SDB is......Paul Hill    

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