Provenšal


  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

ORIGINATOR: Jean Cayeux

INTRODUCED: 1977

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 36"

BLOOM SEASON: Early

DESCRIPTION: S. bordeaux red on yellow ground; F. bright yellow with ⅓" bordeaux red border.

PARENTAGE: Radiant Apogee X High Life

AWARDS: None

PBF: None

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1981 Keith Keppel Catalog: Burgundy red almost solid standards and wide fall margin on this yellow ground plicata.

From the 2014 Iris Cayeux Catalog: Cheerful and excellent plicata with garnet red standards and a yellow background on falls widely edged with garnet red. Prolific grower and classical shape. Awarded 'Iris of the Millennium' at Franciris 2000. Orange blossom scent.