Mariah


  • 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: Schreiner

INTRODUCED: 1995

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 35"

BLOOM SEASON: Mid to Late

DESCRIPTION: Light blue self; beards white

PARENTAGE: Sib to Rapture In Blue: N 57-A: ((Sailor's Dance x G 30-A: ((Pacific Panorama x Parisian Blue) x Sapphire Hills)) x (Sapphire Hills x D 136-G: (Parisian Blue x ((Blue Linen sib x (J 274-A x Violet Harmony)) x (Swan Ballet x Snowy Heron))))) X Tide's In

AWARDS: Honorable Mention 1999

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1995 Schreinerís Iris Lover's Catalog: Mariah has a darker color of azure blue than its sister, Rapture In Blue. Each flower is exquisitely ruffled as if shaped by a stormy spring gust. Zesty bloom energy makes for 8 to 10 buds nicely placed on short stems.