|'Ray Of Light' (SDB Thomas Johnson, registered 2005).|
What is even more impressive is that it's all packed into this tiny bloom standing 11" tall.
'In Cahoots' sets an overall yellow bloom agains a lavender beard. The yellow is far from simple. I close look reveals a creamy fall with bright yellow on the hafts, delicately flounced and standards of buttery yellow. Again this is an SDB blooming at 9 inches.
|'In Cahoots'(SDB T.Johnson '11)|
SDBs make a great rock garden plant. Here is 'Inner Peace' nestled among the rocks near my water feature. I planted to varieties here, 'Favorite Angel' and 'Inner Peace,' white and blue respectively. The blue was so much more vigorous that it overtook the white.
|'Inner Peace' (SDB A. & D. Willott, R. 1990)|
When 'Favorite Angel' bloomed I never saw it! Today I finally got the weeds out and there is the poor thing:
|'Favorite Angel' (SDB Bennett Jones, R. 1990)|
Nearby is the the first bloom in my garden of 'Iris Crostata.' This species is very low to the ground. This bloom is about 5" tall and 2" wide.