Haunting Rhapsody


  • 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: Joseph Ghio

INTRODUCED: 1968

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 40"

BLOOM SEASON: Early to Late & Re

DESCRIPTION: Lavender-orchid self; bluish beard.

PARENTAGE: Marie Phillips X Mahalo

AWARDS: Honorable Mention 1971

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1969 Bay View Gardens Catalog: A different color best described as a lavender-orchid. The beard is blue-white and there is a lighter area in the center of the fall. Good branching shows the lilting, lightly ruffied blooms with picotee edges to perfection. Reblooms for us.