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Raspberry Frost

Raspberry Frost is my first bearded iris to bloom this season and the first time it bloomed in Spring.

First bloom on the Knockout Rose
A new Gaura

After an entire month of ample rain and warm weather, the garden is so much further along than usual. On Easter weekend, we came very close to a hard freeze -- even had snow flurries and ice on the birdbath -- but clouds at night prevented it from freezing.