Mexicali

Keppel, R. 1969 / I. 1970
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Border Bearded
Age:
1970-1979
Fall Color:
Yellow Ground Any Stitch
Standard Color:
Yellow
Pattern:
Plicata
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Keppel

Full Description

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.