Farandole


  • 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: 1928

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 36"

BLOOM SEASON: Mid

DESCRIPTION: S. light rosy lilac; F. bronze rosy purple, lighter at edge; yellow beards tipped maroon. Color lightens as flower ages.

PARENTAGE: Not listed

AWARDS: Certificate of Merit S.N.H.F. 1928

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1930 Cayeux et LeClerc Catalog: Flowers of the largest size borne on very strong robust stems 3 feet tall and of a special quite unusual colours. S. light rosy-lilac. F. purplish-rose with lighter shading at margin making a most attractive contrast. A strong vigorous well branched variety.

From the 1930 Schreiner's Iris Lovers Catalog: Something new; very light lilac flushed standards fading almost white; falls-dark, luminous, bronzed crimson purple.

From the 1937 National Iris Gardens (Weed's Iris) Catalog: S. French grey with strong suffusion of rosy lilac; F. purplish rose.