Cours-La-Reine


  • 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: Very Late

DESCRIPTION: S. pale gold; F. mauve with heliotrope infusion in center, faint perimeter of pale gold on bottom edge of F, bronzy-gold infusion at haft; beards gold.

PARENTAGE: Not listed.

AWARDS: None

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1939 Cayeux Iris Catalog: S. dim gold. F. clear lavender edged gold, spreaded and of a very good form, very late flowering. Height 3˝ feet.

From the 1941 Over-the-Garden-Wall Catalog: French colors of dim gold standards and clear lavender flaring falls edged gold—enticing.

Cours-la-Reine is a public park and garden located in Paris. It is one of Paris' oldest parks, built in 1616