Here's a bit of the long view of the gardens. The first bed I planted is T-shaped running east and west with a strip running downhill to the south. For reference I refer to this as Bed A-1. Down the hill to the south is a bed which was a rock-pile. Now it has a small Pond which I refer to as Bed P. Curving to the east an north at the crest of the rise that is behind my house is bed A-2 and A-3.
The most impressive display of iris for me is a large group of a single cultivar. At the East and West of Bed A-1 below are large groups of "Honky-Tonk Blues" ready to bloom. In the center of Bed A-2 is a nice burst of "Mariposa Skies."
Last year I divided a red which is not identified, "Mother Earth," "Night Owl" and "Before the Storm." Mother Earth and the red are not looking promising, but "Night Owl" is budding nicely.
Bed A-1 East "Harvest of Memories" and huge clump of "Honky-Tonk Blues" budding
...and at the west end of Bed A-1 another clump of "Honky Tonk Blues"
In Bed A-2 "Mariposa Skies" and "Monet's Blue"
"Everything Plus" is doing much better than the first bloom indicated!