Iris farm displays array of color, variety

Darrell and Victoria Rule own Willow Bend Iris Farm, 2331 J Road, where they raise about 800 different varieties of irises. The splendid flowers can be found in an array of colors. One of Darrell’s favorites is named “Bold Vision” and has a burnt edge around it “kind of like parchment,” he says. Customers are welcome to look at the irises at Willow Bend in May so they an see what they can order from the farm.



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Darrell and Victoria Rule own Willow Bend Iris Farm, 2331 J Road, where they raise about 800 different varieties of irises. The splendid flowers can be found in an array of colors. One of Darrell’s favorites is named “Bold Vision” and has a burnt edge around it “kind of like parchment,” he says. Customers are welcome to look at the irises at Willow Bend in May so they an see what they can order from the farm.

Irises are one of my guilty pleasures. I rarely dedicate garden space to a flower that (mostly) blooms only once per season, but irises are so spectacular that they’re worth it. For a…




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