This particular blossom has a very strong urge to live. Despite it being accidentally severed from the plant about a week ago, it has decided to bloom anyway.
what luck! the sun lit up this flower just as I was taking the picture
yes, that is a weed.
My son looked out the window this morning and said "Look mama! We have an ice cream flower in our yard!"
This iris really does smell like grape. It is quite uncanny.