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June 23, 2005

More Paeonia officinalis

These bloomed the first and second weeks of June (2 pictures):

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Iris sibirica

These bloomed the second week of June.

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Grandma's Irises for This Year

There were no Beverly Sills, Shaft of Gold or Night Queen this year, sadly, but the ones that did come were lovely:

Altruist:
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Eagle's Flight:
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Leda's Lover:
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Mulled Wine:
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Unknown Variety:
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June 4, 2005

Paeonia officinalis

Yes! I just love these guys and they're about to just explode. I can't wait!! The first two are a shade of pink I don't usually like, but it sure works for them.

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and

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Everything's Just Ducky Because I Get to Make a Really Bad Pun

Ok, this has been quite a spring for urban wildlife encounters. First, the turkey was in the garden, then a very confused opposum was out in the afternoon and now the Mama Duck below and her babies decided to take a walk though the neighborhood.

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