TB 40″ M S6L
From Rene Cayeux’s catalog for 1939: “A very late flower of excellent form and glorious blend. S. pale buff with a faint bluish suffusion F. wide and flaring lavender blue with a buffy yellow suffusion paling at margins and yellow veining at throat, beard golden yellow.”
From National Iris Gardens catalog for 1938: “Very huge flower, being a lovely pastel blend of lavender, blue, buff, yellow and rose, with striking gold beard. Outstanding French award winner.”
From Oakhurst Gardens catalog for 1939: “A magnificent, large, perfectly formed flower of outstanding color. S. pure buff; F. lavender-blue. 46 in.”
CM & Spec. Prize SNHF 1931.
Comment: “This was a noid until I saw it growing at Dave Silverberg’s garden in Oregon. Foliage is deeply PBF (purple-based foliage) and is one of its best features. A clump of this is just stunning. It is very common in Olympia – I see it all over the city.” – Mike, WA