Red Heart


  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

ORIGINATOR: Alta Brown

INTRODUCED: 1967

CLASS: Standard Dwarf Bearded

HEIGHT: 13"

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

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
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.