K. Dykes, 1923
Iris Class:
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Fall Color:
Standard Color:
Beard Color:
Lemon/Light Yellow
Dykes K

Full Description

TB 36″ M W4

From Treholme Gardens catalog for 1928 [Listed as ‘Moonlit, formerly named Moonlight’]*: “S. nicely arched and broad, pale amber-yellow; F. straight hanging, smoky sulphur-yellow, with heavy greenish-gold reticulations at the haft; broad, attractive lemon-yellow beard; sweetly scented. Very large flower of fine form, lasting over a long period, carried on stout well branched stems. A unique variety, highly recommended.”

From Robert Wayman’s catalog for 1939: “36” ¬†Early, very fragrant. A gigantic silvery white flower, with a beautifully veined green-gold throat¬†and a striking yellow beard. One of the largest whites and entirely different form others in tone, form and marking. A real beauty”.

Note: *Registered and listed in the 1929 & 1939 CL as ‘Moonlight’. ‘Moonlit’ is recorded under synonyms/mistakes in spelling.