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wazza63wazza63 Posts: 74
A tad early me thinks.Anyone else agree?Or am i wrong?

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  • AstroAstro Posts: 432
    This site claims late winter early spring so perhaps it's normal https://www.gardenia.net/plant/iris-j-s-dijt . I have some Iris Katherine Hodgkin, they are dwarf too, they are well developed but don't look close to flowering.

  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 11,315
    I've seen plenty of daffs and crocus flowering in gardens around here already which is rather early too

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  • My irises opened the first week of February last year...they only have green leaves currently. That one clearly has a mind of its own!
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  • wazza63wazza63 Posts: 74
    Hi
    All replies appreciated.Must be global warming!!
  • AstroAstro Posts: 432
    edited January 2020
    I spoke too soon @wazza63    :D
      

  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 30,020
    edited January 2020
    Some of ours are in flower already so no, not early.

    Still a welcome site tho as this is their 3rd year in the ground and in big pots under shrubs.  Never got them to come back in my Belgian garden.
    Vendée - 20kms from Atlantic coast.
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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,876
    I've got retiulata in flower from bulbs which flowered last year. I know THEY say they don't do well in the second year, but I just didn't get round to empyting/ re-using the pots. 
    Devon.
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 Posts: 12,424
    Some of mine are in flower - a very welcome sight, especially the ones returning from last year. I also found yesterday a beautiful Algerian Iris in flower in the back garden which I'm chuffed about. 
    North East Somerset - Clay soil over limestone
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