Buddha Song


  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

ORIGINATOR: Bonnie Dunbar

INTRODUCED: 1970

CLASS: Miniature Dwarf Bearded

HEIGHT: 7"

BLOOM SEASON: Midseason

DESCRIPTION: Standards pale blue-white, violet-blue midribs; falls deep violet, darker and redder toward centers; blue-white beards.

PARENTAGE: Rhages X i. suaveolens

AWARDS: Honorable Mention 1971

PBF: No

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1970 Riverdale Iris Gardens Advertisement: Here is an attractive garden flower which also carries a tremendous breeding potential, carrying the dominant amoena pattern from I. mellita. Very large standards of white tinted with violet. and a violet midrib. The smaller falls are deep purple and slightly recurved. suggesting the form of an arilbred. Vigorous plants, with narrow. curved leaves. We don't know of anything else that resembles it