.........this is a huge climbing old white wild rose bush near the back yard, in the pasture. I never noticed it in summer until this year when DH started dumping pine straw and limbs all winter there. The roses are pretty, but it's a pity they don't have any fragrance!
.........and this little purple cluster of flowers I can't identify; a friend gave me several of the bulbs years ago, and they've bloomed faithfully every spring! (Click on the photo to enlarge and notice the fuzzy/feathery stuff around the stamens.)
..............these purple iris DH says are Russian Iris; I thought someone gave them to us years ago and told me they were Dutch Iris. So. Take your pick; they bloom faithfully once in the spring but have no fragrance either! (Can you tell I like my flowers to SMELL NICE?!!!)