Keppel, R. 1969 / I. 1970
Yellow Ground Any Stitch
GG eligible - endangered
BB 26″ EM
From Keith Keppel’s catalog for 1970: “Border iris, named for the Mexican border town. This is a variegata-plicata with standards of clear unmarked mimosa yellow. Falls are white, brushed straw, with mahogany-red plicata markings around the remainder of the fall. Beard yellow. The entire flower is lightly ruffled; standards touch, falls flare slightly. Up to three branches plus terminal, many buds.”
From Eden Road Iris Garden catalog for 1973: ” (parentage noted) …Falls are white, brushed straw, with mahogany red plicata markings around the edges, deeper on hafts, nice form, well branched.”
((Taholah x (Progenitor x Royal Band)) X My Honeycomb), EC 1969, HM 1971, AM 1973.