My World: Tennessee Vols

Tennessee Vol Iris, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. May 8, 2010.

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When Betsy and I got home from the beach this past weekend, we found many of our iris in bloom.  We have several different varieties, but the iris pictured above is Betsy’s special iris.  As you probably know, Betsy is a die-hard fan of the University of Tennessee.  She does a pretty good job of keeping her emotions under control, except during football season.   During football season she bleeds orange.  So when I saw that there was an iris called Tennessee Vol, I knew I just had to get it for her.

Go Vols!

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20 Responses to “My World: Tennessee Vols”

  1. Busy Bee Suz Says:

    This is so pretty…I hope she never gets over-emotional about the flowers. 🙂

  2. Susie Says:

    Never seen one that color before. What a beauty!

  3. Becky Says:

    Gorgeous…I love it!!!!

  4. Jen Says:

    What a lucky gal she is to have flowers everyday!

  5. REGINA Says:

    Its beautiful!

    Have a great week.

  6. Mary Says:

    A beautiful iris and a great tribute. I’m sure this must be one of Betsy’s favorites 🙂

  7. Tricia Says:

    You’re so thoughtful – and lucky to have each other! It’s a beauty!

  8. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    What a thoughtful and delightful thing to do for Betsy, George! You are indeed so very thoughtful and you are so fortunate to have one another! And I love the flower, it’s exquisite and I’ve never seen an iris that color! Fantastic! Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!


  9. eileeninmd Says:

    How sweet and what a beautiful Iris! Great post, George!

  10. happyone Says:

    That is so pretty. I love the color.
    Do you know if there is a rose called Daisy Rose?

  11. luna miranda Says:

    what a sweet gesture. your iris is simply gorgeous.

  12. Margy Says:

    The iris his a beautiful colour, reminds me of a 50-50 bar and I love those. – Margy

  13. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Wow! This is unusual and the color is beautiful! Rather like a peach.

  14. Rajesh Says:

    Beautiful shot. Very lovely Iris flower.

  15. connieemeraldeyes Says:

    This flower is beautiful.

  16. Ruth Hiebrt Says:

    That is a beauty.I don’t think I have ever seen an Iris in this color.

  17. ewok1993 Says:

    that’s true love. she’s a lucky woman, as i’m sure you are as well.

  18. Cheryl Says:

    Its so pretty! I have never seen such a beauty. And how sweet of you to plant these for Betsy!

  19. Neal Says:

    That is very beautiful!

  20. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: Great colors for an Iris, certainly know where the name was derived.

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