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Iris blue each spring

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This blue iris flowered for the first time this year, the iris plants came from a friend’s garden. It reminded me of Sushiki’s haiku–

Dead my old fine hopes

and dry my dreaming/but still…

Iris blue each spring.

 

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Posted in Dehradun,, garden, India

The garden in January

A lot had been planted in the garden, but there were not many flowers. More will bloom in February, while they will all be flowering in March and April. Here are a few January flowers:

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Begonia

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Image1533Freesias–waiting to bloom

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yellow rose