Burgermeister

Schreiner 1987/ 1987
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1987
Fall Color:
Purple
Standard Color:
Cream/Buff
Pattern:
Bicolor
Beard Color:
Blue/Purple
Hybridizer:
Schreiner

Full Description

From Schreiner’s Iris Lovers Catalog 1987 the Introductory Offering of this iris;” This fine amoena is a first rate garden plant. Imperial rosy violet falls contrast soft buff cream standards infused with just the slightest hint of lavender in the midribs. Most magnificent of all is the fully rounded flower with its excellent substance and fine glossy texture. The stems have 4 to 5 excellently spaced branches sporting 10-11 buds. This free flowering iris, is superior in every way.”

TB, 36″ (91 cm), Midseason late bloom. Standards soft buff cream (HCC 407/3), infused with slightest hint of lavender (635/3) on midrib; Falls orchid purple (31/2); orchid purple beard. ‘Lorilee‘ X R 322-A: (L 820-A x K 1155-F: (F 246-A x H 387-1, Navajo Blanket sib)). Schreiner 1987. Honorable Mention 1989.

Note: Schreiners introductory catalog names this iris ‘Burgemeister. however; AIS records it as Burgermeister. Please be aware there may be two different spellings of this iris.