Striped Butterfly

Noyd, R. 1956 / I. 1958
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1950-1959
Fall Color:
Light Blue
Standard Color:
Light Blue
Pattern:
Blend
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Noyd

Full Description

TB 34″ M

From Schreiner’s Iris Lover’s catalog for 1960: “An iris that everyone seems to want and the supply is scarce! Large, flaring flowers of ruffled blue with the falls veined so interestingly a deeper shade of blue. The beard is yellow. Absolutely original and stunning.”

From Eden Road Iris Garden catalog for 1961: “Intensely blue, light blue self with flaring falls veined darker violet-blue. Yellow beard and olive hafts. Hardy, fertile both ways, and producing startling seedlings. H.M. ’58. Runner-up for the White Award ’60.”

From Fleur de Lis Iris Catalog 1965 “Almost everyone who sees this likes and wants it. A real beauty with large, flaring ruffled flowers of light blue white with the falls veined a rich dark blue HM 1958.  6.50.”

(Butterfly Wings X Cahokia), HM 1958.