Bertrand Farr 1920
Iris Class:
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Fall Color:
Standard Color:
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
GG eligible - endangered

Full Description

From Puget Sound Grown Iris  1928-1929: “S. F. and stigmas a soft shade of rose; bright orange beard; a most beautiful, delicate new variety.”

From Longfield Iris Farm, Bluffton, Indiana 1925: “A fine new Iris of clear deep purple pink throughut both standards and falls. 30” One of the best of the “pinks”, partiularly effective en mass.”

From Iris of Quality,West Lafayette Ind, 1927: “A uniform soft shade of Cattleya rose with bright orange beard. Early, bright, free flowering and vigorous. Especially valuable as it is the earliest of the pinks. 2 ft.”.

From Carl Salbach Iris 1929:” Soft Cattelya rose, excellent substance. Strong growing, early beautiful “pink” in mass effect. 30 in …. 60c”.

Provenance: Image 1 from Gardens of Pruhonice, Czechoslovakia, this is a verified Georgia; Images 2,3 are of the a  plant, from BC, Canada, this was discovered as a NOID but meets the description. It also has a scent, is a TB (but technically too short for a TB), that blooms with IB, and it also can be a rebloomer”. Note the variation in petal; same plant has rather tailored petals in one photo( bloom is several days more recent), and not in the other. Different bloom, perhaps due to temperature differences. These characteristics lead us to believe that this Canadian iris is Georgia but no definitive proof can be provided.”