japanese iris

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    Irises for the South

    Iris (Iris spp. and cvs., Zones 3–10) blooms are like big butterflies floating in the garden. They are so attractive that every garden should have at least one species, and…

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    Japanese Irises

    A recent visit to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia, coincided with peak bloom of its wonderful collection of Japanese irises (Iris ensata, Zones 3–9). Unlike their more…