Mountain Dew


  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

ORIGINATOR: Sterling Innerst

INTRODUCED: 1980

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 32"

BLOOM SEASON: Midseason

DESCRIPTION: Blend of mustard, yellow and green, giving green garden effect; self beard; tailored.

PARENTAGE: Green Eyed Lady X Fluted Lime

AWARDS: Honorable Mention 1983

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From Sterling Innerst's advertisement in the Bulletin of the American Iris Soceity, April 1980: Same color as the popular soft drink for which it is named. Self beard and all. Greener than any of the modern greens I grow. 3 to 4 branches with 9 to 11 buds. Excellent branching. Pod fertile only. Wide and ruffled.