Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Going Dutch


Ive had this Dutch Iris bulb in the earth for about three years now, and this year is the first its bloomed, Hooray! Extra manure for you Mate!

Ive had mixed luck with spring bulbs here. In our Sydney patch, it doesnt really get cold enough to trigger the dormancy period they need AND - moisture...well, the droughts not over yet.

So Ive photo-documented this one small triumph, and lets see if the other two bulbs join in next spring.

4 comments:

barkfoot said...

That's one of my favourite flowers, especially that colour...

Melanie said...

Isnt is cool when you get an unexpected bloom? Its like getting a present. Dont know why but water drops on flower petals make me happy. been living in a drought too long i reckon lol

BetteJo said...

That's not a small triumph - it's beautiful! And "Extra manure for you Mate!" made me laugh out loud for real. :)

Ces said...

What a perfect image this is Lavender!