Irises of Red

The Maple Garden is currently being graced by irises of red.┬áIris nelsonii, which is a Louisianna iris known as Abbeville Red, has grown like nuts in my garden. It isn’t red red, but a wine red, fading to pinky red as the flowers age. I will have to take a photo of the whole Maple … More Irises of Red

Spring Foliage

I think I have always loved plants with interesting foliage. This appreciation stretches from grasses and flaxes to colourful broad-leaved perennials. Somehow my garden is now home to grasses, sedges, heucheras and various other ‘foliage plants’ of many different colours. This happened almost subconsciously. Perhaps it is the latent artist within me that desires these … More Spring Foliage