From Tell’s Iris Gardens “Splendid new blue with accent on form and quality. Top blue blood.”
From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1952: LAKE TENAYA (Meiss) A new blue iris released by Miss Elma Meiss in 1950. The standards are domed, and the falls are flaring to horizontal, the entire flower is slightly ruffled throughout, and has excellent substance and carriage. 42 inches. $5.00. Syllmar Gardens 1950.