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Sunday, April 12, 2020

One of these days


I always look forward to this iris blooming...in some light it looks more black than purple.

26 comments:

Nancy Chan said...

Wow! Beautiful and exotic.

Judy said...

Oh wow, I love the deep dark purple.

Dee said...

For some reason, my mother used to call these flowers "flags". Yours is beautiful!

Ginny Hartzler said...

It is stunning! Is it in your yard?

CheerfulMonk said...

Another sign of spring!

Bill said...

They are beautiful!

Agnieszka Mikołajczyk said...

Nice

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

What an amazingly dark shade of purple.

Sandra said...

love that deep purple. I saw a car painted this color a few months ago, black if looked at from one way and purple if another way

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

The purple is beautiful, are they Irises? Take care! Enjoy your day, have a great new week!

Ann said...

It's beautiful. Love the shade of purple.

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

It is amazing. I hope what I dig up to take with us will survive the trip west.
xx, Carol

Steven said...

Beautiful rich color in this iris with eye-catching forms and veinage!

Susan Zarzycki said...

So pretty!đź’–

ushasurya said...

Yes it looks more blackish..especially the bottom petal!

Kodak said...

I was just about to say it looks almost black before I read your comment. That is the deepest purple one I've ever seen. Wow!

don said...

I really like that deep purple in ths pretty blossom. Nice, very nice.

Ruthie said...

My iris are not even above ground yet! My favorites are these deep purple almost black blooms.

Steve in Japan said...

Oh, it is a beauty!

L. D. said...

Yes, I am awaiting for mine to bloom too.

Red Rose Alley said...

The top part of this Iris is a glorious color. Purple is my favorite color, Rose. It's so beautiful to me.

~Sheri

Ruth Hiebert said...

It is gorgeous. I think I have said it before, but I used to have one like that, but had to give it up when I downsized my flower beds.

happyone said...

That sure is pretty!

harry said...

I love the sprinkled pollen, almost iridescent on the face petals

ElaineH said...

Such a beautiful flower. I love that dark purple. It is gorgeous!

Hill Top Post said...

I should have commented here first because everything I want to say is already taken! I have a small painting that my grandmother did of an iris that is almost this color. I love the painting and I love your picture!

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