Boy Wonder

J Ghio, R. 1976, I 1977.
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Intermediate Bearded
Age:
1970-1979
Fall Color:
Brown/Rust
Standard Color:
Gold/Tan
Pattern:
Bitone
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Ghio
Rarity:
GG eligible - protected

Full Description

From AIS checklist¬† . Seedling 72-129E. IB, height 20″ (51 cm), Early bloom. Standards burnt gold; falls burnished golden tan; gold beard. ‘West Coast’ X ‘Gingerbread Man’. Bay View 1977.
Honorable Mention 1978; Judges Choice 1978; Award of Merit 1981.

Eden Road Iris Garden 1980: “(West Coast x Gingerbread Man). Burnished gold with more tan in falls. Gold beard. Showy and bright. Well branched HM 78.”

Provenance: Image 1 from L Munro garden, Newfoundland NJ, 2015; acquired from Exline iris Gardens 2014