Mauvelous

Monty Byers 1987
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1980-1989
Fall Color:
Mauve/Rose
Standard Color:
Mauve/Rose
Pattern:
Blend
Beard Color:
Blue/Purple
Hybridizer:
Byers, M
Rarity:
Available - not endangered

Full Description

TB, height 36″ (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards very smooth mauve pink; falls pearly white, mauve pink hafts, narrow suffused mauve pink edge; blue beard heavily tipped bright orange-red; short blue horns; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. ‘Fire Creek’ X seedling# B-37-1: (‘Sky Hooks‘ x ‘Condottiere’). Moonshine Gardens 1988.

 

From AIS Bulletin #269, April 1988. Introducing MAUVELOUS 36″, M. Fire Creek X (Sky Hooks x Condottiere). S. very smooth smoky mauve-pink; F. pearly white with mauve-pink hafts and narrow borders; blue beards tipped bright red-orange and short blue horns. A marvelous new shade of mauve, very smooth and satiny. It’s just marvelous in all respects! $35.00. Moonshine Gardens.