Bellerive

Cliff Benson R 1947, I 1949
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1940-1949
Fall Color:
Cream/Buff
Standard Color:
Cream/Buff
Pattern:
Blend
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Benson C
Rarity:
GG eligible - protected

Full Description

M 40″

From Schreiner’s Iris Lovers Catalog 1933: “A rich cream iris noteworthy for its finely chiseled form and the extra well substanced petals so thickly textured they are completely opaque. Winner of President’s Cup in 1952.”  Color code-W4. ‘Birchbark’ X Gallant Leader

Provenance: From Pickle Barrel c. 2015, iris acquired from collection of Mike Unser, from  Phil Edinger.