Chet Tompkins, R&I 1961
GG eligible - endangered
TB 40″ M-VL
From Eden Road Iris Garden catalog for 1956: “(parentage noted) ML. Bright marine or true indigo blue that is clean and clear. Beard is bright indigo blue. The large heavily substanced flowers have fine form and are shown on tall, strong, well branched stalks.” (((Consolation x Columbia) x (Down Beat x Mountain Music)) X Dark Boatman), HM 1962.
From Fleur de Lis Iris Gardens 1963 “DEEP SPACE ITomp. ’61) M.L. 40 in. (IConsolation x Columbia) x (Down Beat x Mountain Music)) x Dark Boatman. This has large, broad petaled, beautifully formed
flowers of richest indigo blue. There is absolutely no veining or haft marks of any kind to mar its smoothness and a bright indigo beard adds to its rich purity. H.M. 1962 . …………….. NET 1 5.00 ”