Mme. Chobaut

Denis, 1916
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1900-1919
Fall Color:
White Ground Red/Pink Stitch
Standard Color:
White Ground Red/Pink Stitch
Pattern:
Plicata
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Denis

Full Description

TB 36″ ML S8M

From Treholme Gardens catalog for 1928: “S. cream, shaded buff and pink, edged lilac; F. white, edged violet; orange beard; sweetly scented. A strong growing, free flowering plicata which has displaced many other similar and higher priced varieties, Jubilee only being superior in this class.”

From Puget Sound catalog 1929: “A sweetly scented iris with a pleasing clean sharp contrast in colors. S. white, shot with pale citron yellow shading into wine-red. F. white edged with lilac. Height 3′.”

(Ricardi X . . . ).

Provenance: Images 1,4 from Presby Iris Gardens, Montclair NJ c. 2000; Mme Chobaut still resides at Presby.