I’ve been coming home to this for over a week.
I discovered last week that this is an iris. This is a violet iris. I have been hoping every day that when I get home it will have popped open. Alas, not the case. Then I walked out of the house this morning to this:
I leaned in and sniffed. It was the irises! But you know what they smelled like? I had to do a double take because I sincerely didn’t believe it at first and thought my brain was tricking me. I thought, “Shut up, Alanna, you did not just smell what you think you did.” I took a couple more sniffs. These smell just like grape candy or soda. Or grape jelly. We all know that fake grape doesn’t smell like real grapes. These smell like fake grape. I know you don’t believe me because I barely believe me, but it’s true!
This is how our weird little triangle garden bed is looking in front of our house. I also sniffed these pretty peach irises but they don’t really smell like anything. This one bloomed this morning, too, so it’s not a factor of when it bloomed. I’m in love with all these bulbs going crazy this year finally!
Is everyone ready to share for Farmer Friday tomorrow?