Past-its-prime Iris

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Iris blossom past its prime

It is remarkable that in less than a week this iris went from a bud with a promising future to a beautiful blossom then to this, a tired, old flower nearly bleached of color.

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4 thoughts on “Past-its-prime Iris”

    1. Evidently that is true but I wasn’t expecting it to be this fast. (Says loads about what I know of irises – not a lot 😦 Other buds on the same stalk are coming along and one has already opened, so the showy display continues for a bit longer 🙂

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