Sierra Grande


  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

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

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

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

ORIGINATOR: Schreiner

INTRODUCED: 1992

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 38"

BLOOM SEASON: Midseason

DESCRIPTION: S. white; F. blue; beards light yellow, tipped white; ruffled

PARENTAGE: Pledge Allegiance X Glistening Icicle

AWARDS: Honorable Mention 1994, Award of Merit 1996

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1992 Schreiner's Iris Lover's Catalog: The cross of Pledge Allegiance and Glistening Icicle gave us this new blue amoena. Its large flowers are graced with coious ruffling, suggestive of cool mountain water cascading down the High Sierra. Note how the medium blue falls pale at the edges and contrast the immaculate snowy white standadrs. Strong stems have three branches with 8-10 buds.