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And the show goes on.

28 April 2017 12:04:03

The first of the biggies opened today.

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 28 April 2017 12:13:48

Like tissue paper, gorgeous. 

accsean accsean 28 April 2017 12:24:56

Fairly beautiful, Fran.

Deckyoshea Deckyoshea 28 April 2017 14:15:42

Nice one Fran ..... 

fraoch fraoch 28 April 2017 15:17:56

Oh yes, gorgeous!

Elizabeth7 Elizabeth7 28 April 2017 17:19:16


Jackie Jackie 28 April 2017 19:37:26

Wow love them!!

PeterW PeterW 28 April 2017 21:25:42

Gorgeous and a good bit ahead of mine

JoanG JoanG 28 April 2017 21:34:13


Erythronium Snowgoose

23 April 2017 09:39:59

Always a little later flowering in the garden here, this is a real beauty.

Slower to bulk up also compared to some of the others I have.

Super plants.

Jacinta D Jacinta D 23 April 2017 10:18:08

It is a little beauty. And it's flowering well. I killed my E. 'Pagoda' the second year. Don't know how. :(

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 23 April 2017 11:59:08

I admire that very much when you post a photo of it every year. Beautiful.

Fleurette Fleurette 23 April 2017 15:00:26

Just beautiful.

TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 24 April 2017 08:47:02

I had my eye on one of them at Fota but someone else got there before me!


23 April 2017 09:36:41

Not sure if it's just me, but for some reason I'm thinking that all the Acers are looking really fantastic this year.

Jacinta D Jacinta D 23 April 2017 10:16:53

The Spring breezes have been relatively still this year, I think. You're right. 

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 23 April 2017 12:00:50

The weather has been kind to them so far this spring. They are just so soft to the touch. Hope next week isn't as bad as forecast.

Fleurette Fleurette 23 April 2017 15:02:13

Quite so, Fran, and everywhere in these islands. All flowering plants and trees.  So good to see it.  

LindaB LindaB 23 April 2017 15:41:20

Yes they are looking fab!

Jacky Quirke Jacky Quirke 23 April 2017 18:20:53

They are fab, i can never have an acer too wild & open when i am, 

Iris Japonica Varigata

14 April 2017 21:28:48

Thanks to JoanG for this wonderful plant that I wasn't expecting to flower after been moved twice since appiving in the garden.

What a delicate looking flower.

Thanks Joan.

JoanG JoanG 14 April 2017 21:38:10

Glad you like it Fran.  You've captured it well; I find it difficult to photograph.  It came originally from Rachel, like so many good plants.

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 14 April 2017 21:48:06

Beautiful, such a delicate colour.

Jacinta D Jacinta D 14 April 2017 22:03:06

Seems like a paler version of 'Martyn Rix'. It's blue, and I like it a lot.

Scrubber Scrubber 15 April 2017 00:04:49

Exquisite Fran! No I mean the Iris,

Jackie Jackie 15 April 2017 08:27:41


Myrtle Myrtle 15 April 2017 12:03:49

Mine is in flower now too ! Thank you Joan. Isn't it lovely  how many of us enjoy each other's  plants.

For a laugh

13 April 2017 18:54:32

Have a great Bank Holiday weekend folks.

Deckyoshea Deckyoshea 13 April 2017 19:14:04

You too Frank... 

Jackie Jackie 13 April 2017 20:17:39

LOL........Have a great weekend Fran to you and your family!

Moya Moya 13 April 2017 21:18:43

Happy Easter Fran.

JoanG JoanG 13 April 2017 21:48:28

Good one, Fran.  Happy Easter to you and family. 

Dick Dick 13 April 2017 22:21:46

Happy Easter Fran.

TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 13 April 2017 22:34:36

Hope the Easter Bunny brings lots of chocolate!

Scrubber Scrubber 14 April 2017 00:31:55

I didnt get it at first but then neither did the Bunny! Honestly the things one encounters of=n garden,ie these days!!!!

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 14 April 2017 08:36:41

Fran, have a great Easter and all the best to Maria.


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