‘WAVING FLAGS’: MAY IRISES IN FULL BLOOM


We recently came across this striking purple iris and I was struck by the rich colouring. They aren’t rare, I know, but they are certainly less usual than the common blue / mauve varieties; and also than the more familiar yellow ones (shown below).
Purple Iris 1Purple Iris 2Purple Iris 3Purple Iris 4Yellow Iris 1Yellow Iris 2Yellow Iris 3

A SECOND BUNCH OF FLOWERS FROM DORSET


Dorset Flower Bunch 2-1 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-2 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-3 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-4 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-5 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-6 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-7 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-8 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-9 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-10 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-11 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-12 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-13 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-14 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-16 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-17 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-19 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-20 Dorset Flower Bunch 2-21

GARDEN FLOWERS IN 10 MINUTES OF SUNSHINE (LONDON)


HONEYSUCKLEGarden Flowers in June 1 Garden Flowers in June 2

WEIGELAGarden Flowers in June 3Garden Flowers in June 16

OH YOU KNOW – IT’S A CARNATION… OF SORTS… ISN’T IT?Garden Flowers in June 4 Garden Flowers in June 5

WHITE FOXGLOVEGarden Flowers in June 6Garden Flowers in June 7

CANTERBURY BELLGarden Flowers in June 8

BLUE NONCOGNOSCO [Cornflower ‘Centaurea’ – thanks Amelia]Garden Flowers in June 9

PINK FOXGLOVEGarden Flowers in June 11

MINIATURE RED ROSE

(replete with whitefly – a job for the weekend)Garden Flowers in June 12Garden Flowers in June 13 Garden Flowers in June 14

PURPLE IRISGarden Flowers in June 15

THAT USEFUL PLANT THAT GROWS BETWEEN PAVING STONES [= Campanula – thanks again Amelia]Garden Flowers in June 17

ARUM LILYGarden Flowers in June 18