Florentine Silk


  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Schreiner's Iris Gardens

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Schreiner's Iris Gardens

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Schreiner's Iris Gardens

ORIGINATOR: Keith Keppel

INTRODUCED: 2005

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 40"

BLOOM SEASON: Mid to Late

DESCRIPTION: S. peach, slight orchid basal infusion; style arms peach, orchid midrib; F. medium violet, narrow pinkish buff edge; beards light blue at end, base lavender white, carrot red in throat.

PARENTAGE: 96-45E: Crystal Gazer sib, X Poem of Ecstasy

AWARDS: Honorable Mention 2007, Award of Merit 2009, Wister Medal 2011, Dykes Medal 2012

PBF: None

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 2013 Schreiner's Iris Lover's Catalog: Grey blue that will bloom with the late Tall Bearded.