Cameroun


  • 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

  • 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: Ferdinand Cayeux

INTRODUCED: 1938

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 36"

BLOOM SEASON: Midseason to Late

DESCRIPTION: S. bishop's purple; F. velvety purple black; bronze beard

PARENTAGE: Not listed

AWARDS: Award of Merit 1940, Certificate of Merit S.N.H.F. 1938

PBF: Yes

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1947 Schreinerís Iris Loverís Catalog: A sombre black plum purple in some ways recalling the coloring of Destiny. A lrage flowered dark iris with broad petals, quite impressive.

From the 1941 Over-the-Garden-Wall Iris Catalog: Come round and see why the violet standards and wide velvety black falls won the hearts of all who saw it last year. The large flowers are near perfection. Rated 91, and one of the two foreign iris to receive an Award of Merit from the American Iris Society last year.