Saturday, February 21, 2009

Siberian Iris 'HUNTRESS '

Tempo Two Catalogue 2005-06
HUNTRESS Blyth, Barry EML, 36" 91 cm Lemon-grey standards with a lighter edge. Falls are coppery -brown with an all over deeper veining and a large gold signal. Stylearms are lavender-grey. An elegant and stately plant with 3-4 buds and some later stems. A great new colour pattern in Siberian Iris. Delightful

2006 Cumulative Checklist of Siberian Irises
HUNTRESS Blyth, Barry Reg. 2004 Sdlg. J245-4 SIB (dip.) (36" 91 cm) EML. S. lavender-grey with lemon-gold bordered
edge, style arms lavender-grey; F. coppery brown with all over deeper brown veining and spreading gold area to halfway
down falls. Sarah Tiffney X Tom Schaefer; seed from M. Schafer cross S97-23. Tempo Two 2004/05

Massive hat tip to Barry Blyth for sharing the photos and information

Photo copyright B. Blyth

1 comment:

  1. While I can appreciate the color break this shows, this is simply a hybridizers iris. It is ugly, and meant more for what folks will do with it as a parent in the future than for it's current garden value - IMO, anyway.


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