Neglecta

Hornemann, 1813, collected
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
Before 1900
Fall Color:
Purple
Standard Color:
Lavender
Pattern:
Neglecta
Beard Color:
Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer:
Hornemann coll.

Full Description

TB M B3L

Naturally occurring hybrid. From the Biltmore Nursery Iris Catalog for 1912: “The typical variety of the section. The standards are pale lavender, oblong and as large as the falls, which are a rich purple finely netted with white. Tall, showy and most desirable.”

(variegata X sambucina?).