Iris Catalog 2018-05-14T20:52:58+00:00

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An exhaustive collection of Irises exhibited by NEMMIG.

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374 Cultivars«1 of 8»
Aachen Elf Image
Aachen Elf
Bed Location:4H
Absolute Joy Image
Absolute Joy
Bed Location:3
Acoma Image
Acoma
Bed Location:11
Alice Bakke Image
Alice Bakke
Bed Location:4H
Alice Mae Cox Image
Alice Mae Cox
Bed Location:9
Allah Image
Allah
Bed Location:2
Alpine Lake Image
Alpine Lake
Bed Location:10
Altruist Image
Altruist
Bed Location:2
Amethyst Actress Image
Amethyst Actress
Bed Location:7
Amethyst Sunset Image
Amethyst Sunset
Bed Location:2
Andalusian Blue Image
Andalusian Blue
Bed Location:4B
Anna
Anna's Music
Bed Location:4W
Apollo One Image
Apollo One
Bed Location:4
Argent Image
Argent
Bed Location:2
Artesian Spring Image
Artesian Spring
Bed Location:7
Ask Alma Image
Ask Alma
Bed Location:4H
Atachafalaya Image
Atachafalaya
Bed Location:5
Aunt Mary Image
Aunt Mary
Bed Location:11
Autumn Breeze Image
Autumn Breeze
Bed Location:11
Autumn Circus Image
Autumn Circus
Bed Location:11
Autumn Encore Image
Autumn Encore
Bed Location:10
Autumn Jester Image
Autumn Jester
Bed Location:1
Autumn Queen Image
Autumn Queen
Bed Location:3
Autumn Rain Image
Autumn Rain
Bed Location:11
Autumn Riesling Image
Autumn Riesling
Bed Location:4S
Autumn Ring Image
Autumn Ring
Bed Location:11
Autumn Tryst Image
Autumn Tryst
Bed Location:11
Autumn Wine Image
Autumn Wine
Bed Location:11
Avalon Sunset Image
Avalon Sunset
Bed Location:4S
Azure Like It Image
Azure Like It
Bed Location:3
Baby Blessed Image
Baby Blessed
Bed Location:3
Baja Blue Image
Baja Blue
Bed Location:4S
Bamboozle Image
Bamboozle
Bed Location:3
Bantam Prince Image
Bantam Prince
Bed Location:3
Barbara
Barbara's Kiss
Bed Location:4P
Barton Harrington Image
Barton Harrington
Bed Location:4H
Bayou Fountain Image
Bayou Fountain
Bed Location:5
Bayou Mystique Image
Bayou Mystique
Bed Location:5
Beetlejuice Image
Beetlejuice
Bed Location:3
Before the Storm Image
Before the Storm
Bed Location:6
Beowulf Image
Beowulf
Bed Location:4S
Bernice
Bernice's Legacy
Bed Location:1
Best Bet Image
Best Bet
Bed Location:4S
Better Together Image
Better Together
Bed Location:4S
Black Flag Image
Black Flag
Bed Location:10
Black Gamecock Image
Black Gamecock
Bed Location:5
Black Olive Image
Black Olive
Bed Location:3
374 Cultivars«1 of 8»
374 Cultivars«1 of 8»
Aachen Elf
Aachen Elf Image

MTB Aachen Elf – (Lois Kennedy, R. 1984). Seedling #845-76-1. MTB, 20″ (51 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards yellow; falls lavender, edged yellow; yellow beard. ‘Topsy Turvy’ X ‘Floridor’. Redstone Nursery 1984. High Commendation 1979, 1981; Honorable Mention 1986; Williamson-White Award 1988.

Bed Location:4H
Absolute Joy
Absolute Joy Image

‘Absolute Joy’ (J. Terry Aitken, R. 2006). Seedling 01M49. SDB, height 10.5” (27 cm), Midseason to very late bloom. Bright pink self, fuchsia purple spot on Falls; beards coral pink. ‘Tiny Titan’ X 94M29: ( ‘Pele’ x unknown). Aitken 2006. Honorable Mention 2008, Award of Merit 2010

Bed Location:3
Acoma
Acoma Image

‘Acoma’ 1990 (Tom Magee, R. 1987). Seedling 8248. TB, height 30″ (71 cm), Early bloom. Standards pale blue; Falls ivory with light violet plicata pattern on edge; henna beard; ruffled. 8038A: (((Cook 2754 x ‘Claudia Rene’) x ‘Orchid Brocade’) x A. Johnson 70220B: ( ‘After All’ x ‘Moon River’)) X ‘Capricious’. Long’s Garden 1990. Honorable Mention 1992; Award of Merit 1994; Wister Medal 1997.

Reported Rebloom in: CA, MS, NE, WA USDA Zone 4, 8

Bed Location:11
Ahwahnee Princess
Ahwahnee Princess Image

‘Ahwahnee Princess’ (George Sutton, R. 2003). Seedling P-1-D. SDB, height 12″ (31 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards and style arms rhodonite red (RHS 51D); falls pale orient pink (36D); beards wisteria blue (92B), soft orange in throat; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. ‘Irish Chant’ X seedling K-5: (‘Auroralita’ x ‘Voyage’). Sutton 2004.

Bed Location:3
Alice Bakke
Alice Bakke Image
Bed Location:4H
Absolute Treasure
Absolute Treasure Image

TB Absolute Treasure – (Richard Tasco, R. 2005). Seedling 99-TB-06-01. TB, height 42″ (107 cm), Mid bloom season. Sky blue self, style arms slightly lighter toward back, falls slightly lighter centers; beards white, tipped golden yellow in middle and throat, frosty white at end; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. ‘Sudden Impact’ X ‘Color Me Blue’. Superstition 2006. Honorable Mention 2008, Award of Merit 2010; Wister Medal 2013.

Bed Location:1
Alice Mae Cox
Alice Mae Cox Image
Bed Location:9
Allah
Allah Image

‘Allah’ (Helen Doriot, R. 1956) Seedling #A23-55. IB (tall X pumila), 15 1/4″, chamaeiris dwarf season. Standards blue-lavender, edges flushed deeper; falls blue-lavender border, spot pattern of brown, purple, yellow, and lavender, appearing parrot-green. ‘Snow Flurry’ X Welch seedling# K 505 pumila. Doriot 1957. Honorable Mention 1957.

note: The Median Iris Society considers this to be a standard dwarf bearded, but no record of the reclassification has been found in the official AIS Registry.

Bed Location:2
Alpine Lake
Alpine Lake Image

‘Alpine Lake’ 1980 (Dorothy and Anthony Willott, R. 1980). Seedling #78-51. MDB, height 6″ (15 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards white, slightly tinted blue; falls light blue (RHS 104D); pale blue beards. Seedling #74-46: (‘Carousel Princess’ x ‘Gunga Din’) X Greenlee seedling #GX-11. Willott 1981. High Commendation 1980; Honorable Mention 1983; 2nd Vienna 1985; Award of Merit 1986; Caparne-Welch Medal 1989.

Bed Location:10
Altruist
Altruist Image

TB Altruist – ( Schreiner, R. 1987). Seedling T 115-B. TB, 37″ (94 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards flax blue (HCC 6/42), white midrib; Falls flax blue, chalk white center; white beard; ruffled and fluted. L 23-6: (G 125-2 x ‘Victoria Falls’) X ‘Tides In’. Schreiner 1987.

Bed Location:2
Amethyst Actress
Amethyst Actress Image
Bed Location:7
Amethyst Sunset
Amethyst Sunset Image
Bed Location:2
Andalusian Blue
Andalusian Blue Image

‘Andalusian Blue’ Robert Schreiner, R. 1937) IB. Extra early bloom. Color Class-B1L. ‘Sensation’ x ‘Petit Daniel’.Schreiner 1937; Orpington 1939.

NOTE: Although listed in the AIS 1939 Checklist as TB, Andalusian Blue is an IB according to the 1942 Schreiner Iris Lovers catalog. 

Bed Location:4B
Anna's Music
Anna
Bed Location:4W
Apollo One
Apollo One Image
Bed Location:4
Argent
Argent Image
Bed Location:2
Artesian Spring
Artesian Spring Image
Bed Location:7
Ask Alma
Ask Alma Image

IB Ask Alma – (Carol Lankow, R. 1986). Seedling #4B32-7. IB, height 21″ (53 cm), Midseason bloom. Coral orange self; white beard tipped tangerine orange. ‘Pink Pirouette’ X Wright seedling #L56: (Wright seedling #L32: ((‘Pink Cushio’ x ‘Lenna M’) x ‘Amber Shadow’) x ‘Cotton Blossom’). Kirkland Iris, Riverdale Iris 1987. Exhibition Certificate 1986; Honorable Mention 1989; Award of Merit 1991; Sass Medal 1994.

Bed Location:4H
Atachafalaya
Atachafalaya Image
Bed Location:5
Aunt Mary
Aunt Mary Image
Bed Location:11
Autumn Breeze
Autumn Breeze Image

‘Autumn Breeze’ (Michael Sutton, R. 2011, I. 2012) Seedling U-553. TB, 35″ (89 cm). Early, midseason, late bloom and rebloom. Standards and style arms white; Falls white blended and marbled blue; beards yellow, hairs white tipped yellow; pronounced sweet fragrance. R-607: (‘Bold Fashion’ x ‘Lena Baker’) X ‘Conjuration’. Sutton’s, 2012.

Bed Location:11
Autumn Circus
Autumn Circus Image
Bed Location:11
Autumn Encore
Autumn Encore Image
Bed Location:10
Autumn Jester
Autumn Jester Image

‘Autumn Jester’ – (Chuck Chapman, R. 2000). Seedling 92-12-1. SDB, height 13″ (33 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. Purple self; beards purple; taller (22″) on Fall rebloom. ‘Forever Blue’ X ‘What Again’. Chapman 2000.

Bed Location:1
Autumn Queen
Autumn Queen Image

‘Autumn Queen’ (Hans Peter Sass, 1926). DB, Early bloom and rebloom. Color Class-W1.

Note: Also listed in Sdb web because of height variation: ‘Autumn Queen’.

Bed Location:3
Autumn Rain
Autumn Rain Image

‘Autumn Rain’ 2008, Sutton (Michael Sutton, R. 2007) Seedling Q-38-AA. TB, 33″ (97 cm). Midseason late bloom and rebloom. Dark violet (RHS 86A) self; beards ice white, pale yellow in throat; pronounced sweet fragrance. ‘Speeding Again’ X ‘Snow Melt’. Sutton 2008.

Bed Location:11
Autumn Riesling
Autumn Riesling Image

‘Autumn Riesling’ 2006 (Schreiner, R. 2006) Seedling KK 1242-A. TB, 40″ (102 cm), Midseason late bloom. Standards orange apricot (RHS 24C); Falls orange apricot (21C), yellow at center; beards tangerine. ‘Orange Blossom Special’ X ‘Status Seeker’. Schreiner 2006. Honorable Mention 2009

Bed Location:4S
Autumn Ring
Autumn Ring Image

‘Autumn Ring’ (Michael Sutton, R. 2009, I. 2010). Seedling U-71-D. TB, 32″ (81 cm). Midseason late bloom and rebloom. Standards primrose veined white, slight white edge; Falls white, 1/2″ red-purple, yellow and brown rim; beards white tipped yellow; ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. ‘Bold Vision’ X ‘Mountain Sunrise’. Sutton 2010.

Bed Location:11
Autumn Tryst
Autumn Tryst Image

‘Autumn Tryst’ 1993, Weiler ( John Weiler, R. 1993). Seedling 86-118-1RE. TB, 34″ (86 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards white, shot, stippled and edged rosy lavender; Falls white, edged rosy lavender; beards pale yellow; slight sweet fragrance. ‘Lilac Stitchery’ X ‘Earl Of Essex’. Rialto 1993.

Bed Location:11
Autumn Wine
Autumn Wine Image

‘Autumn Wine’ 2003 ( Vincent Christopherson, R. 2003). Seedling #P4-197SH. BB, height 25″ (64 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards and style arms wine red; falls darker velvety wine red, lighter wine red rim; beards mustard, short upturned white horn. ‘Rock Star’ X seedling #FP2: ( ‘Sky Hooks’ x ‘Momentum’). Argyle Acres 2003

Bed Location:11
Avalon Sunset
Avalon Sunset Image

TB Avalon Sunset – (Schreiner, R. 1994). Sdlg. DD 833-1. TB, 36″ (91 cm), Midseason late bloom. Ruffled orange (RHS 23A); beards tangerine. ‘Fresno Flash’ X Z 403-A: (S 656-1: (( ‘Pinafore Pink’ x ( ‘Oraglow’ x unknown)) x ( ‘Something Else’ x (G 1212-A: ‘Golden Ice’ x ‘Celestial Glory’) x ‘Flaming Star’) x ‘Gold Trimmings’))) x S 494-C: ( ‘Vanity’ x (G 1292-B: (((N364-1 x ‘Whole Cloth’) x ‘Prairie Clover’) x ‘Distant Chimes’) x ‘Loudoun Charmer’))). Schreiner 1994. Honorable Mention 1996.

Bed Location:4S
Azure Like It
Azure Like It Image
Bed Location:3
Baby Blessed
Baby Blessed Image

SDB Baby Blessed – ( Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1979). Seedling K 1 A., R. SDB, height 10″ (25 cm), Early bloom and rebloom (Sept. & Oct. in VA). Light yellow with small white spot on Falls; cream beard. ‘Baby Snowflake’ X ‘Twice Blessed’. Avonbank 1979. Honorable Mention 1981; Award of Merit 1986; Cook-Douglas Medal 1989.

Bed Location:3
Baja Blue
Baja Blue Image
Bed Location:4S
Bamboozle
Bamboozle Image

‘Bamboozle’ (Paul Black, R. 2007). Seedling K339A. SDB, height 12″ (30 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards warm buff pink heavily infused orchid in center; style arms medium coral pink; falls buff pink, white area around beard, dark brown haft veins, dark orchid plicata band narrower at distal edge, narrow mauve rim, variable plicata marking over center; beards white tipped bright orange; feathered and serrated edges; pronounced sweet fragrance. ‘Stormy Circle’ X Seedling H289BB: (seedling D144B: (‘Tweety Bird’ x ‘Hot Jazz’) x ‘Voices’). Mid-America 2007.

Bed Location:3
Bantam Prince
Bantam Prince Image
Bed Location:3
Barbara's Kiss
Barbara
Bed Location:4P
Barton Harrington
Barton Harrington Image
Bed Location:4H
Bayou Fountain
Bayou Fountain Image
Bed Location:5
Bayou Mystique
Bayou Mystique Image
Bed Location:5
Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice Image

‘Beetlejuice’ – (Paul Black, R. 2013) Seedling #Q80F. MDB, 7.5 (19 cm). Early to midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards pale buff-pink, mid red-violet plicata stitched edge, random dotting over center, dark purple-black midrib; style arms red-grape crest and midrib, light rose edge; falls buff-cream, widely spaced purple-black eye lash lines along beards extending 3/4 way down falls, grape sanding on outer edge of haft; beards red-orange in throat, mid-orange in middle, white ends, hairs based white; slight sweet fragrance. ‘Chart’ X ‘Kaching’. Mid-America 2013. Honorable Mention 2015, Award Of Merit 2017.

Bed Location:3
Before the Storm
Before the Storm Image

TB Before The Storm – (Sterling Innerst, R. 1988). Seedling 2333-10. TB, height 36″ (91 cm), midseason bloom. Black; black beard tipped bronze; slight fragrance. ‘Superstition’ X ‘Raven’s Roost’. Innerst 1989. Honorable Mention 1991; Award of Merit 1993; President’s Cup 1995; Wister Medal 1995; American Dykes Medal 1996.

Bed Location:6
Beowulf
Beowulf Image

‘Beowulf’ (Robert Schreiner, R. 1935, I.1936) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S7L. Schreiner 1936.

Bed Location:4S
Bernice's Legacy
Bernice
Bed Location:1
Best Bet
Best Bet Image

‘Best Bet’ 1988 (Schreiner, R. 1988). Seedling# T 399-D. TB, 36″ (91 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. Standards light wisteria blue (HCC 640/3); falls moorish blue (739); old gold beard; lightly ruffled. Seedling#M 1085-A: ((‘Amigos Guitar’ x seedling# A 828-A) x ‘Navy Strut’ x seedling# G 119-1, ‘Royal Regency’ sibling)) X ‘Titan’s Glory’. Schreiner 1988.

Bed Location:4S
Better Together
Better Together Image
Bed Location:4S
Bewitching Twilight
Bewitching Twilight Image
Bed Location:7
Black Flag
Black Flag Image
Bed Location:10
Black Gamecock
Black Gamecock Image

‘Black Gamecock’ (Frank Chowning, R. 1978, I. 1980). Seedling FC77-12. LA, 24″ (61 cm), Late bloom. Blue-black (RHS 103A) self; narrow gold line signal. Unknown parentage. Melrose Gardens 1980. Honorable Mention 1982; Award of Merit 1986; DeBaillon Medal 1989.

Bed Location:5
Black Olive
Black Olive Image

‘Black Olive’ ( Paul Black, R. 2013) Seedling #R278E. MDB, 7.5 (19 cm). Late bloom and rebloom. Standards bronze-dark-purple, purple-black midrib and textured veins; style arms mid blue-purple crests and midribs, rose-silver edge; falls red-black, hafts slightly lighter, veined white; beards mid greyed gold in throat, light greyed gold in middle, white end. 146. Parentage ‘Fido’ sibling X seedling #P146: ( ‘Wish Upon A Star’ x ‘Bad Intentions’). Mid-America 2013.

Bed Location:3
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Aachen Elf Image
Aachen Elf
MTB Aachen Elf – (Lois Kennedy, R. 1984). Seedling #845-76-1. MTB, 20″ (51 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards yellow; falls lavender, edged yellow; yellow beard. ‘Topsy Turvy’ X ‘Floridor’. Redstone Nursery 1984. High Commendation 1979, 1981; Honorable Mention 1986; Williamson-White Award 1988.
ACQ#:2017129
Hybridizer:Lois Kennedy
Year Introduced:1984
Bed Location:4H
How Obtained:Donated by Iris Society of MN- Arboretum
Standards Color:Yellow
Falls Color:Lavender, edged yellow
Beards Color:Yellow
Height:20"
Bloom Time:Midseason bloom
Award(s):High Commendation 1979, 1981; Honorable Mention 1986; Williamson-White Award 1988.
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming at NEMMIG on June 3, 2019.
Absolute Joy Image
Absolute Joy
‘Absolute Joy’ (J. Terry Aitken, R. 2006). Seedling 01M49. SDB, height 10.5” (27 cm), Midseason to very late bloom. Bright pink self, fuchsia purple spot on Falls; beards coral pink. ‘Tiny Titan’ X 94M29: ( ‘Pele’ x unknown). Aitken 2006. Honorable Mention 2008, Award of Merit 2010
ACQ#:2017102
Hybridizer:J. Terry Aitken
Year Introduced:2006
Bed Location:3
RIS Rebloom Zone:Rebloomer
How Obtained:Donated by Robin Shadlow at Iris Sisters Farm
Standards Color:Bright pink
Falls Color:Bright pink with fuchsia purple spot
Beards Color:Coral pink
Height:10.5"
Bloom Time:Midseason to very late bloom
Award(s):Honorable Mention 2008; Award of Merit 2010.
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming at NEMMIG on May 26, 2019.
Acoma Image
Acoma
‘Acoma’ 1990 (Tom Magee, R. 1987). Seedling 8248. TB, height 30″ (71 cm), Early bloom. Standards pale blue; Falls ivory with light violet plicata pattern on edge; henna beard; ruffled. 8038A: (((Cook 2754 x ‘Claudia Rene’) x ‘Orchid Brocade’) x A. Johnson 70220B: ( ‘After All’ x ‘Moon River’)) X ‘Capricious’. Long’s Garden 1990. Honorable Mention 1992; Award of Merit 1994; Wister Medal 1997. Reported Rebloom in: CA, MS, NE, WA USDA Zone 4, 8
ACQ#:2017327
Hybridizer:Tom Magee
Year Introduced:1990
Bed Location:11
RIS Rebloom Zone:4
How Obtained:Donated by Iris Society of MN- Arboretum
Standards Color:Pale Blue
Falls Color:Ivory with light violet plicata pattern on edge
Beards Color:Henna
Height:30"
PBF:Has light color at base of leaves.
Bloom Time:Early Bloom
Award(s):Honorable Mention 1992; Award of Merit 1994; Wister Medal 1997.
Ahwahnee Princess Image
Ahwahnee Princess
‘Ahwahnee Princess’ (George Sutton, R. 2003). Seedling P-1-D. SDB, height 12″ (31 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards and style arms rhodonite red (RHS 51D); falls pale orient pink (36D); beards wisteria blue (92B), soft orange in throat; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. ‘Irish Chant’ X seedling K-5: (‘Auroralita’ x ‘Voyage’). Sutton 2004.
ACQ#:2017103
Hybridizer:George Sutton
Year Introduced:2004
Bed Location:3
RIS Rebloom Zone:5
How Obtained:Donated by Mike Sutton at Sutton's Iris Gardens
Standards Color:Rhodonite red (RHS 51D)
Falls Color:Pale orient pink (36D)
Beards Color:Wisteria blue (92B)
Styles - Style Arms:Rhodonite red (RHS 51D)
Fragrance:Slight sweet
Height:12"
Bloom Time:Early midseason bloom and rebloom
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming at NEMMIG May 26, 2019.
Alice Bakke Image
Alice Bakke
ACQ#:2017123
Hybridizer:Alta Brown
Year Introduced:1974
Bed Location:4H
How Obtained:Donated by Nancy McDonald at HIPS
When Planted:8/27/2017
Absolute Treasure Image
Absolute Treasure
TB Absolute Treasure – (Richard Tasco, R. 2005). Seedling 99-TB-06-01. TB, height 42″ (107 cm), Mid bloom season. Sky blue self, style arms slightly lighter toward back, falls slightly lighter centers; beards white, tipped golden yellow in middle and throat, frosty white at end; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. ‘Sudden Impact’ X ‘Color Me Blue’. Superstition 2006. Honorable Mention 2008, Award of Merit 2010; Wister Medal 2013.
ACQ#:20177
Hybridizer:Richard Tasco
Year Introduced:2006
Bed Location:1
RIS Rebloom Zone:Rebloomer
How Obtained:Donated by Iris Society of MN- Arboretum
Standards Color:Sky Blue
Falls Color:Sky Blue with slightly lighter centers
Beards Color:White, tipped golden yellow in middle and throat
Fragrance:Slight Sweet Fragrance
Height:42"
PBF:None noted in 2017
Bloom Time:Mid season
Award(s):Honorable Mention 2008, Award of Merit 2010; Wister Medal 2013.
Bloom Chart 2017:Bloomed June 2-21, in 2017 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
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Alice Mae Cox
ACQ#:2017258
Hybridizer:Harley Briscoe
Year Introduced:1984
Bed Location:9
How Obtained:Donated by Jack Worel, ISM
When Planted:8/27/2017
Allah Image
Allah
‘Allah’ (Helen Doriot, R. 1956) Seedling #A23-55. IB (tall X pumila), 15 1/4″, chamaeiris dwarf season. Standards blue-lavender, edges flushed deeper; falls blue-lavender border, spot pattern of brown, purple, yellow, and lavender, appearing parrot-green. ‘Snow Flurry’ X Welch seedling# K 505 pumila. Doriot 1957. Honorable Mention 1957. note: The Median Iris Society considers this to be a standard dwarf bearded, but no record of the reclassification has been found in the official AIS Registry.
ACQ#:201714
Hybridizer:Helen Doriot
Year Introduced:1956
Bed Location:2
How Obtained:Purchased from HIPS sale
Standards Color:Blue-lavender, edges flushed deeper.
Falls Color:Blue-lavender border, with a spot pattern of brown.
Beards Color:Purple, yellow and lavender, appearing parrot-green.
Height:15 1/4"
Award(s):Honorable Mention 1957
Bloom Chart 2019:In bloom May 26, 2019 at NEMMIG.
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Alpine Lake
‘Alpine Lake’ 1980 (Dorothy and Anthony Willott, R. 1980). Seedling #78-51. MDB, height 6″ (15 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards white, slightly tinted blue; falls light blue (RHS 104D); pale blue beards. Seedling #74-46: (‘Carousel Princess’ x ‘Gunga Din’) X Greenlee seedling #GX-11. Willott 1981. High Commendation 1980; Honorable Mention 1983; 2nd Vienna 1985; Award of Merit 1986; Caparne-Welch Medal 1989.
ACQ#:2017279
Hybridizer:Dorothy & Anthony Willott
Year Introduced:1980
Bed Location:10
How Obtained:Donated by Tim and Gerry Moore, ISM
Standards Color:White, slightly tinted blue
Falls Color:Light blue (RHS 104D)
Beards Color:Pale blue
Height:6"
Bloom Time:Midseason to Late
Award(s):High Commendation 1980; Honorable Mention 1983; 2nd Vienna 1985; Award of Merit 1986; Caparne-Welch Medal 1989.
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming May 11-14, 2019, at NEMMIG.
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Altruist
TB Altruist – ( Schreiner, R. 1987). Seedling T 115-B. TB, 37″ (94 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards flax blue (HCC 6/42), white midrib; Falls flax blue, chalk white center; white beard; ruffled and fluted. L 23-6: (G 125-2 x ‘Victoria Falls’) X ‘Tides In’. Schreiner 1987.
ACQ#:201726
Hybridizer:Schreiners
Year Introduced:1987
Bed Location:2
How Obtained:Donated by Iris Society of MN- Arboretum
Standards Color:Flax blue with a white midrib
Falls Color:Flax blue with chalk white center
Beards Color:White (Not noted in registration: beards are tipped Yellow-Orange in the throat)
Height:37"
PBF:None noted
Bloom Time:Early Midseason
Bloom Chart 2017:Bloomed May 29 - June 13, 2017.
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Amethyst Actress
ACQ#:2017245
Hybridizer:Chad Harris
Year Introduced:2009
Bed Location:7
How Obtained:Donated by Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
When Planted:8/27/2017
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Amethyst Sunset
ACQ#:201718
Hybridizer:Walter Welch
Year Introduced:1973
Bed Location:2
How Obtained:Donated by Tim and Gerry Moore, ISM
When Planted:8/27/2017
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Andalusian Blue
‘Andalusian Blue’ ( Robert Schreiner, R. 1937) IB. Extra early bloom. Color Class-B1L. ‘Sensation’ x ‘Petit Daniel’.Schreiner 1937; Orpington 1939. NOTE: Although listed in the AIS 1939 Checklist as TB, Andalusian Blue is an IB according to the 1942 Schreiner Iris Lovers catalog. 
ACQ#:2017130
Hybridizer:Robert Schreiner
Year Introduced:1937
Bed Location:4B
How Obtained:Donated by Nancy McDonald at HIPS
AIS Color Class:B1L
Bloom Time:Extra early bloom
Bloom Chart 2019:In bloom May 29, 2019 at NEMMIG.
Anna
Anna's Music
ACQ#:2017179
Hybridizer:Jack Worel
Year Introduced:2008
Bed Location:4W
How Obtained:Donated by George Bacon at Breezeway Iris Gardens
When Planted:8/5/2017
Standards Color:Bright raspberry with slightly darker veins
Falls Color:Slightly darker bright raspberry
Beards Color:Orange, light raspberry at end
Styles - Style Arms:Raspberry, edged tinted light orange
Fragrance:Slightly sweet
Height:36"
Hafts:Veined light orange over cream
AIS Color Class:RHS 74C
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Apollo One
ACQ#:2017117
Hybridizer:George Sutton
Year Introduced:1997
Bed Location:4
How Obtained:Donated by Mike Sutton at Sutton's Iris Gardens
When Planted:9/10/2017
Argent Image
Argent
ACQ#:201727
Hybridizer:John Forbes
Year Introduced:1882
Bed Location:2
How Obtained:Purchased from HIPS sale
When Planted:8/5/2017
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Artesian Spring
ACQ#:2017246
Hybridizer:Chad Harris
Year Introduced:2010
Bed Location:7
How Obtained:Donated by Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
When Planted:8/27/2017
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Ask Alma
IB Ask Alma – (Carol Lankow, R. 1986). Seedling #4B32-7. IB, height 21″ (53 cm), Midseason bloom. Coral orange self; white beard tipped tangerine orange. ‘Pink Pirouette’ X Wright seedling #L56: (Wright seedling #L32: ((‘Pink Cushio’ x ‘Lenna M’) x ‘Amber Shadow’) x ‘Cotton Blossom’). Kirkland Iris, Riverdale Iris 1987. Exhibition Certificate 1986; Honorable Mention 1989; Award of Merit 1991; Sass Medal 1994.
ACQ#:2017124
Hybridizer:Carol Lankow
Year Introduced:1987
Bed Location:4H
How Obtained:Purchased from HIPS sale
Standards Color:Coral Orange
Falls Color:Coral Orange
Beards Color:White beard tipped tangerine orange
Height:21"
AIS Color Class:RHS 80C
PBF:None noted
Bloom Time:Midseason
Award(s):Exhibition Certificate 1986; Honorable Mention 1989; Award of Merit 1991; Sass Medal 1994.
Bloom Chart 2017:Bloomed May 16-28, 2017.
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming at least from May 29 thru June 3, 2019, at NEMMIG.
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Atachafalaya
ACQ#:2017189
Hybridizer:Farron Campbell
Year Introduced:1998
Bed Location:5
How Obtained:Donated by Plantation Iris
When Planted:8/5/2017
Standards Color:dark red violet
Falls Color:dark red violet, slight silver halo and green crest on all petals
Signal:yellow
Halo:Slight Silver
Styles - Style Arms:Red violet
Height:34-36"
Bloom Time:Early midseason
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Aunt Mary
ACQ#:2017328
Hybridizer:Tim Stanek
Year Introduced:2000
Bed Location:11
RIS Rebloom Zone:Rebloomer
How Obtained:Donated by Robin Shadlow at Iris Sisters Farm
When Planted:8/5/2017
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Autumn Breeze
‘Autumn Breeze’ (Michael Sutton, R. 2011, I. 2012) Seedling U-553. TB, 35″ (89 cm). Early, midseason, late bloom and rebloom. Standards and style arms white; Falls white blended and marbled blue; beards yellow, hairs white tipped yellow; pronounced sweet fragrance. R-607: (‘Bold Fashion’ x ‘Lena Baker’) X ‘Conjuration’. Sutton’s, 2012.
ACQ#:2017329
Hybridizer:Michael Sutton
Year Introduced:2012
Bed Location:11
RIS Rebloom Zone:5
How Obtained:Donated by Mike Sutton at Sutton's Iris Gardens
Standards Color:White
Falls Color:White blended and marbled blue
Beards Color:Yellow, hairs white tipped yellow
Styles - Style Arms:White
Fragrance:Pronounced sweet fragrance.
Height:35"
Bloom Time:Early, midseason, late and rebloom.
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming at NEMMIG in 2019.
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Autumn Circus
ACQ#:2017330
Hybridizer:Ben Hager
Year Introduced:1990
Bed Location:11
RIS Rebloom Zone:3
How Obtained:Donated by Mike Sutton at Sutton's Iris Gardens
When Planted:9/10/2017
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Autumn Encore
ACQ#:2017289
Hybridizer:Ken Mohr
Year Introduced:1977
Bed Location:10
RIS Rebloom Zone:9
How Obtained:Donated by George Bacon at Breezeway Iris Gardens
When Planted:8/5/2017
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Autumn Jester
‘Autumn Jester’ – (Chuck Chapman, R. 2000). Seedling 92-12-1. SDB, height 13″ (33 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. Purple self; beards purple; taller (22″) on Fall rebloom. ‘Forever Blue’ X ‘What Again’. Chapman 2000.
ACQ#:20173
Hybridizer:Chuck Chapman
Year Introduced:2000
Bed Location:1
RIS Rebloom Zone:3
How Obtained:Donated by Marte Hult, ISM
Standards Color:Purple
Falls Color:Purple
Beards Color:Purple
Height:13", often taller during rebloom (22")
Bloom Time:Early and rebloom
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming at NEMMIG on May 26, 2019. Also bloomed August 4th and 11th, and October 5th, 2019.
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Autumn Queen
‘Autumn Queen’ (Hans Peter Sass, 1926). DB, Early bloom and rebloom. Color Class-W1. Note: Also listed in Sdb web because of height variation: ‘Autumn Queen’.
ACQ#:201760
Hybridizer:Hans Peter Sass
Year Introduced:1926
Bed Location:3
RIS Rebloom Zone:Rebloomer
How Obtained:Purchased from HIPS sale
AIS Color Class:W1
Bloom Time:Early bloom and rebloom
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming at NEMMIG May 29, 2019.
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Autumn Rain
‘Autumn Rain’ 2008, Sutton (Michael Sutton, R. 2007) Seedling Q-38-AA. TB, 33″ (97 cm). Midseason late bloom and rebloom. Dark violet (RHS 86A) self; beards ice white, pale yellow in throat; pronounced sweet fragrance. ‘Speeding Again’ X ‘Snow Melt’. Sutton 2008.
ACQ#:2017331
Hybridizer:Michael Sutton
Year Introduced:2008
Bed Location:11
RIS Rebloom Zone:4
How Obtained:Donated by Mike Sutton at Sutton's Iris Gardens
When Planted:9/10/2017
Standards Color:Dark violet (RHS 86A)
Falls Color:Dark violet (RHS 86A)
Beards Color:Ice white, pale yellow in throat
Fragrance:Pronounced fragrance
Height:33"
Bloom Time:Midseason late bloom and rebloom
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Autumn Riesling
‘Autumn Riesling’ 2006 (Schreiner, R. 2006) Seedling KK 1242-A. TB, 40″ (102 cm), Midseason late bloom. Standards orange apricot (RHS 24C); Falls orange apricot (21C), yellow at center; beards tangerine. ‘Orange Blossom Special’ X ‘Status Seeker’. Schreiner 2006. Honorable Mention 2009
ACQ#:2017138
Hybridizer:Schreiners
Year Introduced:2006
Bed Location:4S
How Obtained:Donated by Liz Schmidt at Schreiner's Iris Gardens
When Planted:8/27/2017
Standards Color:Orange apricot (RHS 24C)
Falls Color:Orange apricot (21C), yellow at center
Beards Color:Tangerine
Height:40"
Bloom Time:Midseason late bloom
Award(s):Honorable Mention 2009
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Autumn Ring
‘Autumn Ring’ (Michael Sutton, R. 2009, I. 2010). Seedling U-71-D. TB, 32″ (81 cm). Midseason late bloom and rebloom. Standards primrose veined white, slight white edge; Falls white, 1/2″ red-purple, yellow and brown rim; beards white tipped yellow; ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. ‘Bold Vision’ X ‘Mountain Sunrise’. Sutton 2010.
ACQ#:2017332
Hybridizer:Michael Sutton
Year Introduced:2010
Bed Location:11
RIS Rebloom Zone:9
How Obtained:Donated by Mike Sutton at Sutton's Iris Gardens
Standards Color:Primrose veined white, slight white edge.
Falls Color:White with 1/2" red-purple, yellow and brown rim.
Beards Color:White tipped yellow
Fragrance:Slight spicy fragrance
Height:32"
Bloom Time:Midseason late and rebloom.
Bloom Chart 2019:Bloomed at NEMMIG in 2019.
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Autumn Tryst
‘Autumn Tryst’ 1993, Weiler ( John Weiler, R. 1993). Seedling 86-118-1RE. TB, 34″ (86 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards white, shot, stippled and edged rosy lavender; Falls white, edged rosy lavender; beards pale yellow; slight sweet fragrance. ‘Lilac Stitchery’ X ‘Earl Of Essex’. Rialto 1993.
ACQ#:2017333
Hybridizer:John Weiler
Year Introduced:1993
Bed Location:11
RIS Rebloom Zone:4
How Obtained:Donated by Jack Worel, ISM
Standards Color:White, shot, stippled and edged rosy lavender.
Falls Color:White, edged rosy lavender.
Beards Color:Pale yellow
Fragrance:Slight Sweet Fragrance
Height:34"
Bloom Time:Early Mid-season and rebloom
Bloom Chart 2017:Bloomed May 17-28, 2017 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
Bloom Chart 2019:Bloomed at NEMMIG in 2019.
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Autumn Wine
‘Autumn Wine’ 2003 ( Vincent Christopherson, R. 2003). Seedling #P4-197SH. BB, height 25″ (64 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards and style arms wine red; falls darker velvety wine red, lighter wine red rim; beards mustard, short upturned white horn. ‘Rock Star’ X seedling #FP2: ( ‘Sky Hooks’ x ‘Momentum’). Argyle Acres 2003
ACQ#:2017317
Hybridizer:Vincent Christopherson
Year Introduced:2003
Bed Location:11
RIS Rebloom Zone:Rebloomer
How Obtained:Donated by Robin Shadlow at Iris Sisters Farm
When Planted:8/5/2017
Standards Color:Wine red
Falls Color:Darker velvety wine red, lighter wine red rim
Beards Color:Mustard with a short, upturned white horn
Styles - Style Arms:Style arms wine red
Height:25"
Bloom Time:Midseason bloom and rebloom
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Avalon Sunset
TB Avalon Sunset – (Schreiner, R. 1994). Sdlg. DD 833-1. TB, 36″ (91 cm), Midseason late bloom. Ruffled orange (RHS 23A); beards tangerine. ‘Fresno Flash’ X Z 403-A: (S 656-1: (( ‘Pinafore Pink’ x ( ‘Oraglow’ x unknown)) x ( ‘Something Else’ x (G 1212-A: ‘Golden Ice’ x ‘Celestial Glory’) x ‘Flaming Star’) x ‘Gold Trimmings’))) x S 494-C: ( ‘Vanity’ x (G 1292-B: (((N364-1 x ‘Whole Cloth’) x ‘Prairie Clover’) x ‘Distant Chimes’) x ‘Loudoun Charmer’))). Schreiner 1994. Honorable Mention 1996.
ACQ#:2017139
Hybridizer:Schreiners
Year Introduced:1994
Bed Location:4S
How Obtained:Donated by Iris Society of MN- Arboretum
Standards Color:Orange
Falls Color:Orange
Beards Color:Tangerine
Height:36"
AIS Color Class:RHS 23A
PBF:None noted
Bloom Time:Mid Season Late
Award(s):Honorable Mention 1996.
Bloom Chart 2017:Bloomed May 31 - June 6, 2017 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
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Azure Like It
ACQ#:201765
Hybridizer:Larry Lauer
Year Introduced:2005
Bed Location:3
How Obtained:Donated by Tim and Gerry Moore, ISM
When Planted:8/27/2017
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Baby Blessed
SDB Baby Blessed – ( Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1979). Seedling K 1 A., R. SDB, height 10″ (25 cm), Early bloom and rebloom (Sept. & Oct. in VA). Light yellow with small white spot on Falls; cream beard. ‘Baby Snowflake’ X ‘Twice Blessed’. Avonbank 1979. Honorable Mention 1981; Award of Merit 1986; Cook-Douglas Medal 1989.
ACQ#:2017104
Hybridizer:Lloyd Zurbrigg
Year Introduced:1979
Bed Location:3
RIS Rebloom Zone:3
How Obtained:Purchased from HCMG sale
Standards Color:Light yellow self
Falls Color:Light yellow with small white spot
Beards Color:Yellow in the throat fading out to cream at the tip.
Height:10"
PBF:None noted
Bloom Time:Early bloom and rebloom
Award(s):Honorable Mention 1981; Award of Merit 1986; Cook-Douglas Medal 1989
Bloom Chart 2017:Bloomed May 1-16, 2017 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
Bloom Chart 2019:Bloomed at NEMMIG on May 25, 2019.
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Baja Blue
ACQ#:2017140
Hybridizer:Schreiners
Year Introduced:2006
Bed Location:4S
How Obtained:Donated by Liz Schmidt at Schreiner's Iris Gardens
When Planted:8/27/2017
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Bamboozle
‘Bamboozle’ (Paul Black, R. 2007). Seedling K339A. SDB, height 12″ (30 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards warm buff pink heavily infused orchid in center; style arms medium coral pink; falls buff pink, white area around beard, dark brown haft veins, dark orchid plicata band narrower at distal edge, narrow mauve rim, variable plicata marking over center; beards white tipped bright orange; feathered and serrated edges; pronounced sweet fragrance. ‘Stormy Circle’ X Seedling H289BB: (seedling D144B: (‘Tweety Bird’ x ‘Hot Jazz’) x ‘Voices’). Mid-America 2007.
ACQ#:201766
Hybridizer:Paul Black
Year Introduced:2007
Bed Location:3
How Obtained:Donated by Tim and Gerry Moore, ISM
Standards Color:Warm buff pink heavily infused orchid in center
Falls Color:Buff pink, white area around beard, dark brown haft veins, dark orchid plicata band narrower at distal edge, narrow mauve rim, variable plicata marking over center.
Beards Color:White tipped bright orange.
Styles - Style Arms:Medium coral pink
Fragrance:Pronounced sweet fragrance.
Height:12"
Bloom Time:Early to midseason
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming at NEMMIG May 29, 2019.
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Bantam Prince
ACQ#:201767
Hybridizer:Chuck Chapman
Year Introduced:1999
Bed Location:3
How Obtained:Donated by Tim and Gerry Moore, ISM
When Planted:8/27/2017
Barbara
Barbara's Kiss
ACQ#:2017368
Hybridizer:Eleanor McCown
Year Introduced:1982
Bed Location:4P
How Obtained:Donated by Jack Worel, ISM
When Planted:8/27/2017
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Barton Harrington
ACQ#:2017125
Hybridizer:W.E. Fryer
Year Introduced:1919
Bed Location:4H
How Obtained:Donated by Nancy McDonald at HIPS
When Planted:8/27/2017
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Bayou Fountain
ACQ#:2017190
Hybridizer:Patrick O'Connor
Year Introduced:1994
Bed Location:5
How Obtained:Donated by Plantation Iris
When Planted:8/5/2017
Height:36"
Bloom Time:Early midseason
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Bayou Mystique
ACQ#:2017191
Hybridizer:Mary Dunn
Year Introduced:1989
Bed Location:5
How Obtained:Donated by Plantation Iris
When Planted:8/5/2017
Height:35"
Bloom Time:Midseason
Award(s):Honorable Mention 1993; Award of Merit 1995; DeBaillon Medal 1998.
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Beetlejuice
‘Beetlejuice’ – (Paul Black, R. 2013) Seedling #Q80F. MDB, 7.5 (19 cm). Early to midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards pale buff-pink, mid red-violet plicata stitched edge, random dotting over center, dark purple-black midrib; style arms red-grape crest and midrib, light rose edge; falls buff-cream, widely spaced purple-black eye lash lines along beards extending 3/4 way down falls, grape sanding on outer edge of haft; beards red-orange in throat, mid-orange in middle, white ends, hairs based white; slight sweet fragrance. ‘Chart’ X ‘Kaching’. Mid-America 2013. Honorable Mention 2015, Award Of Merit 2017.
ACQ#:201761
Hybridizer:Paul Black
Year Introduced:2013
Bed Location:3
RIS Rebloom Zone:Rebloomer
How Obtained:Donated by Robin Shadlow at Iris Sisters Farm
Standards Color:Pale buff-pink, mid red-violet plicata stitched edge, random dotting over center, dark purple-black midrib
Falls Color:Buff-cream, widely spaced purple-black eye lash lines along beards extending 3/4 way down falls
Beards Color:Red-orange in throat, mid-orange in middle, white ends, hairs based white
Styles - Style Arms:Style arms red-grape crest and midrib, light rose edge
Height:7.5"
Hafts:Grape sanding on outer edge of haft
Bloom Time:Early to midseason bloom and rebloom.
Award(s):Honorable Mention 2015, Award Of Merit 2017.
Bloom Chart 2019:Bloomed at NEMMIG.
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Before the Storm
TB Before The Storm – (Sterling Innerst, R. 1988). Seedling 2333-10. TB, height 36″ (91 cm), midseason bloom. Black; black beard tipped bronze; slight fragrance. ‘Superstition’ X ‘Raven’s Roost’. Innerst 1989. Honorable Mention 1991; Award of Merit 1993; President’s Cup 1995; Wister Medal 1995; American Dykes Medal 1996.
ACQ#:2017234
Hybridizer:Sterling Innerst
Year Introduced:1988
Bed Location:6
How Obtained:Donated by Tatiana Allen, ISM
Standards Color:Black
Falls Color:Black
Beards Color:Black beard tipped bronze
Fragrance:Slight fragrance
Height:36"
Bloom Time:Midseason
Award(s):Honorable Mention 1991; Award of Merit 1993; President's Cup 1995; Wister Medal 1995; American Dykes Medal 1996.
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Beowulf
‘Beowulf’ (Robert Schreiner, R. 1935, I.1936) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S7L. Schreiner 1936.
ACQ#:2017141
Hybridizer:Schreiners
Year Introduced:1936
Bed Location:4S
How Obtained:Purchased from HIPS sale
AIS Color Class:Color Class S7L
Bloom Time:Midseason
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming at NEMMIG, June 4, 2019.
Bernice
Bernice's Legacy
ACQ#:20178
Hybridizer:Bernice Miller/ R. Richards
Year Introduced:2000
Bed Location:1
RIS Rebloom Zone:7
How Obtained:Donated by Robin Shadlow at Iris Sisters Farm
When Planted:8/5/2017
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Best Bet
‘Best Bet’ 1988 (Schreiner, R. 1988). Seedling# T 399-D. TB, 36″ (91 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. Standards light wisteria blue (HCC 640/3); falls moorish blue (739); old gold beard; lightly ruffled. Seedling#M 1085-A: ((‘Amigos Guitar’ x seedling# A 828-A) x ‘Navy Strut’ x seedling# G 119-1, ‘Royal Regency’ sibling)) X ‘Titan’s Glory’. Schreiner 1988.
ACQ#:2017166
Hybridizer:Schreiners
Year Introduced:1988
Bed Location:4S
RIS Rebloom Zone:3
How Obtained:Donated by Liz Schmidt at Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Standards Color:Light wisteria blue (HCC 640/3)
Falls Color:Moorish blue (739)
Beards Color:Old gold
Height:36"
Bloom Time:Early bloom and rebloom
Bloom Chart 2017:Was blooming on Sept. 11, 2017.
Bloom Chart 2019:Bloomed at NEMMIG.
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Better Together
ACQ#:2017142
Hybridizer:Schreiners
Year Introduced:2014
Bed Location:4S
How Obtained:Donated by Iris Society of MN- Arboretum
When Planted:8/27/2017
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Bewitching Twilight
ACQ#:2017247
Hybridizer:Chad Harris
Year Introduced:2000
Bed Location:7
How Obtained:Donated by Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
When Planted:8/27/2017
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Black Flag
ACQ#:2017290
Hybridizer:Harold Stahly
Year Introduced:1984
Bed Location:10
RIS Rebloom Zone:Rebloomer
How Obtained:Purchased from Blue J Iris
When Planted:8/5/2017
Award(s):HM '86 AM '()
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Black Gamecock
‘Black Gamecock’ (Frank Chowning, R. 1978, I. 1980). Seedling FC77-12. LA, 24″ (61 cm), Late bloom. Blue-black (RHS 103A) self; narrow gold line signal. Unknown parentage. Melrose Gardens 1980. Honorable Mention 1982; Award of Merit 1986; DeBaillon Medal 1989.
ACQ#:2017192
Hybridizer:Frank Chowning
Year Introduced:1980
Bed Location:5
How Obtained:Donated by George Bacon at Breezeway Iris Gardens
Standards Color:Blue-black self
Falls Color:Blue-black self
Signal:Narrow gold line
Height:24"
AIS Color Class:RHS 103A
Bloom Time:Late
Award(s):Honorable Mention 1982; Award of Merit 1986; DeBaillon Medal 1989
Bloom Chart 2019:In bloom June 29, 2019, at NEMMIG.
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Black Olive
‘Black Olive’ ( Paul Black, R. 2013) Seedling #R278E. MDB, 7.5 (19 cm). Late bloom and rebloom. Standards bronze-dark-purple, purple-black midrib and textured veins; style arms mid blue-purple crests and midribs, rose-silver edge; falls red-black, hafts slightly lighter, veined white; beards mid greyed gold in throat, light greyed gold in middle, white end. 146. Parentage ‘Fido’ sibling X seedling #P146: ( ‘Wish Upon A Star’ x ‘Bad Intentions’). Mid-America 2013.
ACQ#:201762
Hybridizer:Paul Black
Year Introduced:2013
Bed Location:3
RIS Rebloom Zone:Rebloomer
How Obtained:Donated by Robin Shadlow at Iris Sisters Farm
Standards Color:Bronze-dark-purple with purple-black midrib and textured veins
Falls Color:Red-black, hafts slightly lighter, veined white
Beards Color:Mid greyed gold in throat, light greyed gold in middle, white end.
Styles - Style Arms:Style arms mid blue-purple crests and midribs, rose-silver edge
Height:7.5"
Hafts:Slightly lighter red-black, veined white.
Bloom Time:Late bloom and Rebloom
Bloom Chart 2019:Blooming at Nemmig on May 21, 2019
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