Nuée d’Orage

Verdier, 1905
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1900-1919
Fall Color:
Purple
Standard Color:
Lavender
Pattern:
Bitone
Beard Color:
Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer:
Verdier

Full Description

TB M S3M

From Puget Sound catalog 1929: “S. heliotrope; F. darker; prominent orange beard. Vigorous very large flowers; a general pastel effect. Appropriately named ‘Storm Cloud’.”

From the Lee R. Bonnewitz Irises catalog for 1926: “S. slate blue with bronze shading; F. bronze and purple; very large flowers.”

Provenance: Image 3 from Presby Iris Gardens, Montclair NJ, c. 2003.