Allium Gladiator with iris...when I was a little girl, my grandmother had purple and white iris like these. Their name was Wabash, and I really need to find some like these. Sweet memories of walking with her along the terrace row with the Flower Grower magazine...
Dietes grandiflora, 'Fortnight Lily,' 'African Iris. Common streetside landscaping plant in southern California, because it is tough, reliable and can take the sun & heat, as long as adequate water is provided. I wonder how it will do here in cool summer/rainy winter coastal northern California? Image: grevilleanursery.com.au (they call it 'Wild Iris'), but the best and most detailed information about it is found here: http://www.smgrowers.com/products/plants/plantdisplay.asp?plant_id=513 .
The country feels like home to me!
tulbalgia violacea, originaria de Sud Africa, altura max 0,6 mts, ancho max. 0,25, florece en verano y otoño, pleno sol, no tolera heladas. Perenne de rapido crecimiento, ph 6,5 a 7,5, plantar en terreno con buen drenaje y arenoso, poco requerimiento de agua, abonar en primavera.
How to Plant Bearded Iris, Irises are one of the earliest blooming and easiest perennial flowers to grow. They get the name Bearded because of the fuzzy hairs growing from the upper bases of their petals. Looking like beards, leading to the common name of bearded Iris.