Fantasy Ride


  • 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: Roger Duncan

INTRODUCED: 2009

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 39"

BLOOM SEASON: Early to Mid

DESCRIPTION: S. diamond dusted cold white, light lemon yellow deep at base; style arms cold white, some bright yellow fringing on crest; F. cold white, buttercup yellow and white veining on top half, bottom half sanded spectrum violet darkening to pansy violet at end, lemon yellow rim dotted violet on bottom, white rim without dots on sides; beards hot indian-orange; lightly ruffled; light purple base foliage; slight sweet fragrance.

PARENTAGE: Quandary X Arctic Burst

AWARDS: Honorable Mention 2013

PBF: Slight

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 2009 Superstition Iris Gardens Catalog: Lightly ruffled diamond dusted codl whtie standards, light lemon yellow deep at the base. Cold white style arms with some bright yellow fringing on the style crest. Cold white falls, buttercup yellow & white veining on the top half of the fall; the bottom half of the falls are sanded spectrum violet darkening to pansy violet at the edges. The fall rim is white on the sides of the falls with no dots, and lemon yellow on the bottom with violet dots. Hot indian orange beards with medium sweet fragrance and light purple base foliage. Three branches (sometimes 4) produced 8 to 12 buds; some stalks have up to 15 buds.