Blue Triumph

JH Grinter 1934
Iris Class:
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Fall Color:
Medium Blue
Standard Color:
Medium Blue
Beard Color:
Lemon/Light Yellow
GG eligible - endangered

Full Description

TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1L. ‘Sensation’ x ‘Blue Ribbon’. Nursery listings: Quality Gardens 1934; Storer 1934; Wassenberg 1938; Wayman 1943. Honorable Mention 1933; Award of Merit 1936.

M. 42″. The finest pale blue we have ever seen. The flowers are large and flaring, of exceptionally heavy substance with a smooth velvety finish. The stalk is very tall and widely branched and carries from 12 to 15 flowers which bloom over a long period of time. This has been rated from 92 to 98. An iris of superlative beauty. $6.50. H.M. A. I.S., 1933. Quality Gardens catalog 1937.

From Longfield Iris Farm 1936 “One of the finest and most outstanding of the light blues The flowers are large, graceful, with heavy substance, and smooth glossy finish. Has a long blooming period, 12-18 flowers to a stem.  12.50”