Aurea

Jacques, 1830
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
Before 1900
Fall Color:
Yellow
Standard Color:
Yellow
Pattern:
Self
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Jacques

Full Description

TB 24″ M Y4M

From Biltmore Nurseries, the Iris Catalog 1912:” Considered the finest yellow iris in existence. Both standards and falls are a clear, beautiful yellow.”,

From The Wing Seed Co. catalog for 1920: “Large flowers of beautiful form; S. and F. rich chrome-yellow. Must not be confused with the species Aurea.”

From Rainbow Gardens catalog for 1925: “S. and F. rich chrome yellow. This variety, Mrs. Neubronner and Sherwin Wright [sic] are the three most popular self yellows. 2 ft.”

From J.C. Nicholls catalog for 1928: “S. and F. rich chrome yellow. Still deservedly popular after 90 years.”

From Indian Springs Farms catalog for 1931: “A pure and rich yellow, deep orange beard. 2½ ft.”

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