25 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday: Grandma’s Iris Blooms

  1. Hannah

    I have peonies from my great grandfather. Thanks for sharing at Eco-Kids Tuesday. Hope you stop by again today! http://likemamalikedaughter.blogspot.com/2013/06/eco-kids-tuesday_11.html

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  2. Jenny

    Those are beautiful! I love traditional bearded irises. They grow so well here. Thank you for sharing at the HomeAcre Hop! Look forward to having you back again tomorrow; http://blackfoxhomestead.com/the-homeacre-hop/

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  3. Lady of La Mancha

    Love the color combination! I’ve got some of my great-grandmother’s daylilies at our summer cottage in Maine, although I will say that after more than 100 years, they’re not very faithful bloomers…

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  4. Jeannie

    I look forward to the Iris blooms each year, especially the purple ones. Mine came from my Grandmother’s Garden and I always feel like she’s stopping by to say hello when they bloom. for what it’s worth

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    1. Texas Homesteader Post author

      Thanks Gracie – it’s often so windy here in NE Texas during the time the Iris blooms that it’s hard to get a good shot. Glad I was able to snap one on a calm(ish) day! 🙂 ~TMR~

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  5. Amanda @ Life and Times

    I LOVE heirloom irises. I posted on my collection last year. I have some similar, if not the same as this one. How precious! Check out these two posts and give me your opinion!
    http://dymacek.blogspot.com/2012/05/heirloom-iris-part-2.html
    http://dymacek.blogspot.com/2012/05/heirloom-iris.html

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    1. Texas Homesteader Post author

      Amanda, your iris blooms are beautiful indeed. Love the heirloom varieties, and I know I have some of grandma’s bulbs that are lilac colored as well as two-toned. So special. ~TMR~

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  6. Anne Payne

    I have many Irises that bloomed in my yard this year but none like this one. It is a real beauty, indeed! I love the two-toned Irises, especially these lavender ones 🙂

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