Saturday, July 6, 2013

Intermediate Bearded Iris QUIVER

A cross of the pale soft lacy pink Tall Bearded Iris 'Tiffany Time' (Blyth 90) and the smoky pink Standard Dwarf  Iris 'Chanted'(Blyth 90) gave Barry an amazing blue pink stand-out Intermediate Iris. A very smooth Iris.

Tempo Two, Pearcedale, Victoria, Australia. Iris, Daylilies, Hosta Catalogue  1994-1995

QUIVER (Blyth 94 Aust) M-ML 24" Standards are pink flushed lavender, giving a blue-pink effect. Falls are much paler with light tan hafts and light lavender line below beards which are lavender tipped tangerine.Very flared and lightly ruffled with good branching and a good show iris. (Tiffany Time X Chanted) Sdlg. no Z34-2

AIS Checklist 1999
QUIVER Barry Blyth, Reg. 1994. Sdlg. Z34-2. IB, 24" (61 cm), ML. S. pink flushed lavender, giving blue-pink effect; F. paler, light tan on hafts, lavender lines below beard; beards lavender, tipped tangerine. Tiffany Time X Chanted. Tempo Two 1994/95.

Available in New Zealand from Helen Laing at her Amberley nursery 'The Iris Farm'. Whilst the listing on the web site spelling is slightly wrong but is the same iris
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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