Orchid And Flame

Tom Craig, R&I 1954
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1950-1959
Fall Color:
Mauve/Rose
Standard Color:
Mauve/Rose
Pattern:
Self
Beard Color:
Red
Hybridizer:
Craig

Full Description

TB 45″ EE Re

 

FromThe Iris Guidebook-Rainbow Iris Gardens 1958: “TomCraig’s newest winter bloomer; reported to bloom almost all year in the mild climate of Berkeley, Calif. A pinkish-orchid with flame beard; stunning for winter bouquets to attract attention. Gets its great height from the towering Mt Washington. Pollen plentiful.”

From Tom Craig’s catalog for 1964: “Best orchid for hot area. Reblooms heavily anytime from Feb. to Dec. Flame beard.”

(Hall 44-05 x (Mount Washington x Flora Zenor)) x (Mount Washington x Fantasy).