Metropolitan

R. Nelson, R. 1974 / I. 1978
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1970-1979
Fall Color:
Lavender
Standard Color:
Lavender
Pattern:
Bitone
Beard Color:
Red
Hybridizer:
Nelson R

Full Description

TB 36″ M

From Mission Bell Gardens catalog for 1978: “Warm clean bitone with gracefully ruffled domed standards of lilac-blue over flaring, ruffled falls of rosy lilac-violet with a slightly lighter area surrounding wide, bushy beards of red-orange. Strong stalks support well spaced flowers. Vigorous, healthy plants.”

(Lightning Ridge X Orchid Tapestry), HM 1980.