Tanagra


  • 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 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 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 Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

ORIGINATOR: Ferdinand Cayeux

INTRODUCED: 1939

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 42"

BLOOM SEASON: Early to Late

DESCRIPTION: S. and style arms violet; F. deep blackish purple, bottom half edged violet, heavy white haft reticulation; white beards, tipped yellow.

PARENTAGE: (Dr. Chobaut x Fortunio) X (Memnon x Magali)

AWARDS: None

PBF: None

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1939 Rene Cayeux Iris Catalog: Very large flower of perfect form. S. Violet. F. deep purple indigo violet. Striking colour.

From the 1954 René Cayeux et Cie Iris Catalog: (Translated from French) S. Violet purple; F. purple black of very good behavior. The very large flower is elegantly worn by very long stems that recommend this beautiful plant for all landscaping compositions. Variety very admired at recent exhibitions.