Play With Fire


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

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

ORIGINATOR: Schreiner

INTRODUCED: 1987

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 36"

BLOOM SEASON: Mid

DESCRIPTION: Heavily ruffled chrysanthemum crimson; self beard.

PARENTAGE: G 853-AA: (Paris Lights x B 357-A: (W 440-A x Fireball)) X I 698-1: (Post Time x B 767-1: (R 1013-12 x Wild Ginger))

AWARDS: Honorabile Mention 1989

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1987 Schreinerís Iris Lovers Catalog: Play with Fire advances the development of red Iris by combining outstanding height, exquisite ruffling and sparkling color. The most heavily ruffled red currently on the market, this alluring ruby literally shines from within. The tall stems sport 9 to 10 buds (some triple socketed) and have an exceptional three to four branches.