There is an iris that has apparently seeded itself into one of my beds -
it's not a bearded type or a Siberian or Japanese or Louisiana types either.
The bearded are going by, the Siberian is just budded and the others haven't
even got scapes yet!
But there is a very tall spike that delighted me this AM - it is at least 4
I not sure I really wanted guesses as much as I wanted to share the
surprise. I suspect it is a "wild" iris of sorts. I'll take a picture this
AM to share later.
To have this 4 foot iris waving in the middle of the daylilies is really
On 5/28/04 9:35 PM, in article
hNRtc.22885$ email@example.com, "Cereus-validus"
How about Yellow Flag - IRIS PSEUDACORUS
It is an invasive aquatic plant - though that surprised me as the one
I have volunteered on a gravel hummock beside a spring ditch. It
is never under water, and only wet for a month or so in spring. It
*has* gone from a single flower stalk to a 4 foot in diameter clump in
the last 6-8 years. But hasn't sprung up anywhere else nearby-- not
even in places more suited to it.
It has an attractive habit & pretty flowers. The seed pods are also
interesting. They are plump, 4" pods that dangle from the stalks.
http://www.arum.com/firstpond/arum2-6k.htm [note that page says they
need to be in 6-9 inches of water-- obviously not so]
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.