Jim Gibson 1960/ 1961
GG eligible - endangered
Early to midseason bloom. Color Code = V1. Orchid-violet self with blaze of blue-orchid; reddish-tangerine beard. Seedling 43-2C X ‘Palomino’. Craig 1961. Honorable Mention 1962.
From Cooley’s Iris Gardens Catalog 1971 “This one is not pink but is a glowing rosy mauve, or perhaps a captivating blend of lavender rose, slightly blued,would better describe it. Tall, large and exciting, with wide standards and falls finely laced
Provenance: Image 2 in garden of L Munro, Newfoundland NJ, 2010, purchased from Wanda Rezac 2007.