ORIGINATOR: Alta Brown
CLASS: Standard Dwarf Bearded
BLOOM SEASON: Early
DESCRIPTION: S. lavender-blue; F bright oxblood red with ¼" even border of lavender-blue; pale lavender beard.
PARENTAGE: M 61 (Snow Flurry x Sea O'Blue pumila) X Lilli-Var
AWARDS: High Commendation 1966, Honorable Mention 1968, Judges' Choice 1969, Award of Merit 1971
From the American Iris Society Bulletin for July 1967, Comments on New Dwarf Irises by Alta M. Brown: Another different one that is very showy. Standards are
lavender-blue and the Baring falls are a bright solid oxblood-red with a narrow edging of lavender-blue. The beard is lavender-blue. This makes an outstanding clump with bloomstalks 13 inches.