Velvet Caper


  • 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: Bee Warburton

INTRODUCED: 1964

CLASS: Standard Dwarf Bearded

HEIGHT: 12"

BLOOM SEASON: Early

DESCRIPTION: S. deep purple; F. very dark purple; deep purple beards.

PARENTAGE: (Black Forest x yellow pumila sdlg.) X Red Dandy

AWARDS: Honorable Mention 1965, Judges' Choice 1965 & 1966

PBF: None

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1966 Mission Bell Gardens Catalog: Dark red-violet with darker velvety falls. Deep purple beard. Fine form.

From the 1965 Brown's Iris Gardens Catalog: Very dark red-violet with darker velvety falls.