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Iris flowers open in the Spring shortly after daffodils and tulips. Once the flower buds reach maturity, the base of the flower elongates to push the bud out from the sheath that surrounded it.  Once extended, flower opening occurs with three petals often called the "standards", and three outer petal-like sepals called the "falls". Iris flowers enjoy a lot of sunshine and remain open for several days.


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