California Blue

Essig, R&I 1929
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1920-1929
Fall Color:
Medium Blue
Standard Color:
Medium Blue
Pattern:
Self
Beard Color:
Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer:
Essig

Full Description

TB E B1M

From The Iris City Gardens catalog for 1940: “A most vigorous iris, fine foliage, long blooming season, large flowers, great height, well branched and early. Rich bluish violet with a glowing beard. It is the most delightfully fragrant which we know. 4½ feet.”

(Oriflamme X Conquistador).

Note: Tender in the colder regions.