Flowers on Friday

Iris confusa

Iris confusa or  the bamboo iris. It is a rhizomatous perennial plant, native to Western China. It has flowers which range from white to a soft lavender or pale blue in colour, with orange-yellow crests and purple dots. The plant’s broad, shiny leaves are attached to bamboo-like stems. Wikipedia


12 Comments Add yours

  1. Su Leslie says:

    Very pretty flower; your shot shows it off nicely.

    1. Heyjude says:

      Shh..! Not my shot, but the OH’s. I couldn’t get my camera to focus on the actual flower!

      1. Su Leslie says:

        😀 on auto-focus?

        1. Heyjude says:

          Kept focusing on the leaves and not the flower and I couldn’t be bothered to faff around!

        2. Su Leslie says:

          Hehe. Know that feeling 😀

  2. Robyn Haynes says:

    This is new to me. Beautiful nonetheless.

    1. Heyjude says:

      New to me too, always surprising what can be discovered in our Cornish gardens, this seemed very Australian to me.

  3. I love those crumples and frills! Email under construction – but don’t hold your breath. I’m not very reliable these days. I’ve been productive today which probably means a lazy tomorrow.

  4. Lucid Gypsy says:

    A new one to me, beautiful!

    1. Heyjude says:

      In Trelissick garden.

  5. restlessjo says:

    Gorgeous! 🙂 🙂

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