Saturday, July 20, 2013

Intermediate Iris LONGING

  This has to be one of 'thee must have intermediates' brilliant colouring, great form, amazing plant growth and health and a very very long bloom season. Amazingly no awards,why is that???

Tempo Two, Pearcedale, Victoria, Australia. Iris, Daylilies, Hosta Catalogue  1994-1995.
New Introductions
LONGING  (Blyth, 94 Aust.) VVE-ML 25" Salmon tan apricot with no pink tones with a slight violet flush, burnt tangerine beards with lavender on the outer ½". Super growth habits and multiple flowering stems and buds and a great increaser. Popular as a seedling.(Impish X Electrique.) A55-1

AIS Checklist 1999
LONGING Barry Blyth, Reg. 1994. Sdlg. A55-1. IB, 25" (63 cm), VE-EML. S. smoky apricot salmon with faint violet flush, slight veining on F. hafts; beards burnt tangerine, lavender on outer 1/2". Impish X Electrique. Tempo Two 1994/95.

A big hat tip once again to Julie May of 'The Iris Garden' fame for her very fine photo.
As usual, clicking the above image will take you to the larger, higher resolution version.
Photo credit and copyright Julie May.


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