Tompkins, R&I 1958
Iris Class:
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Fall Color:
Standard Color:
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Available - not endangered

Full Description

TB 37″ M-L From the Eden Road catalog for 1961: “Bright gold blended orange with an all over flush of clear copper yellow, and a gold dust glitter. There is a flash of orchid at the tip of the chrome beard. Broad petaled with ruffled flaring falls and domed standards. Nicely branched.”

From Schreiner’s Iris Lover’s catalog for 1962: “A sprightly blend of beautiful form and very heavy substance. The color is a bright sunburst gold blended bittersweet orange with an all over flush of clear copper-yellow. The entire flower has a glistening, gold dusted finish. A tiny blaze, or flash of orchid, at the tip of the beard accentuates its bright coloring.” ((Ballet Dancer x Lady Albright) X Golden Twilight), HM 1958, AM 1960

From Fleur de Lis Garden Catalog 1963. M.L. 38 in . (Ballet Dancer x L. Albright) x Golden Twilight. A gigantic new iris of beautiful form and heavy substance . It is a blend of bright
Sunburst gold and Bittersweet orange with an overtone of clear coppery yellow. A glittering gilded finish and a tiny flash of orchid at the beard adds to the beauty of
the broad ruffled petals. Strong, excellently branched stalks. Winner of Premio Frienze and A.M. 1960 . .. …. . . . 7.50