> Don't you just hate what heat, humidity
> and lots of rain does to the foliage?
> Foliage here this summer has looked great, thanks to drought.
Guess it depends on the degree of drought. The foliage on that stalk looks really good to me at the moment. Nearly all the iris foliage here has the look and feel of parchment. Not much green showing.
Texas Zone 7b, USA