Sunday Slideshow-Bearded Iris

The Bearded Iris is the Tennessee State Flower.  Right now they are blooming profusely in masses of cheerful color.  These shots were taken at the following locations:

Iris City Gardens.  Iris City grows and ships a large variety of iris plants.  The more unusual blooms in the video are from Iris City.

Carnton Plantation.  Carnton was at the center of one flank of The Battle of Franklin during the Civil War and is maintained as a historic site today on the restored battlefield.

Downtown Franklin.  Franklin, Tennessee is an art and culture center with restored shops filled with art and antiques.

Ellington Agriculture Center is a museum dedicated to Tennessee agriculture and also home to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

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