Tuesday, June 10, 2008

International Bearded Iris Day!

Today is bearded iris day, which I totally made up a few mintues ago. But there should be one. What beautiful, odd flowers, almost like tissue paper, in so many colours, like pale blue:

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Medium blue (and it really is that colour. I didn't modify it):

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Dark purple:

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Yellow purple:

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This lovely, faded beauty that reminds me of French silk for some reason. Can't you picture these colours in a haute couture gown?
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Actually, they kind of remind me of tongues.

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Big, dog tongues.

6 comments:

Susan Adrian said...

I love the Bearded Annie. :)

A Novel Woman said...

What's not to love? (g)

laughingwolf said...

great pics, all... esp the doggie one ;) lol

rambling caper said...

Hee!

Bush Babe (of Granite Glen) said...

tee hee... bearded annie my favourite!! cute pics...
:-)
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Dingo said...

That doggie tounge looks like it's good at giving sloppy, lovey, doggie kisses! Mwah!