Afterglow

Grace Sturtevant, 1917
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1900-1919
Fall Color:
Lavender
Standard Color:
Lavender
Pattern:
Blend
Beard Color:
Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer:
Sturtevant
Rarity:
GG eligible - protected

Full Description

Afterglow

TB 36″ M S4L

From Weed’s Landscape Nursery catalog for 1924: “Grayish lavender shading to pinard yellow through the center.”

From Iris of Quality – Iris Fields, West LaFayette, Indiana 1927: “Grayish lavender blend, suffused with yellow through the center, 3-4 ft. A variety that appeals to the discriminating. It is best seen at sunset when the origin of the name becomes evident.”

From Carl Salbach Iris Catalog 1929:”Pinkish lavender grey Shading to buff style arms and rich yellow haft. 36 in

From Puget Sound catalog for 1928-29: “Flowers of loose pallida form. Soft lavender gray shading to buff with rich yellow at the haft. Well branched and of strong growth. Altogether a very attractive variety. 3 ft.”

(pallida X Aurea), FCC MHS 1915.