This cute little MDB iris grows to 6 inches and has a light purplish blue self, with a light violet spot on the falls. The beard is white. Will form nice little patches. She won an award in 1959.
Parentage: Pigmy Gold x April Morn$6.00
The lovely ladies of summer!
Iris Navy Doll is a miniature dwarf bearded iris and just too cute. At only 5 inches tall she has a Ivory self with a large dark navy blue spot on the falls and a creamy yellow beard. Navy Doll is one of the first to bloom.
Parentage: ((Fairy Flax x Drop O’ Blue) x (Wee Turque x Sulina))$6.00
Umbrella Parade is an early season, rebloomer that is a semi-evergreen, diploid and a spider with a ratio of 5.00:1. He has light purple petals with a wine colored eye over a large chartreuse transitional area into a green throat, while the sepals are light yellow. It takes a different form every time. It is 30 inches (76 cm) with a 9 inch (23 cm) flower.
Parentage: Rainbow Spangles × Garden Portrait$7.00
The name suits her; at 42 inches (107 cm) tall, she is also handsome with a bloom that is 5.25 inches (13 cm) and is a gorgeous blonde color with a yellow ruffled edge above a yellow to green throat. A dormant, tetraploid that blooms early and reblooms (more often with a longer season), but 23 buds on 5 branches she does have a long season. Also a strong plant that won’t tip over.
Parentage: Forsyth Cherokee × Darla Anita$25.00
This is a “Wow Plant”. It’s got a huge 10 inch bright crimson red flower with a wide golden throat that turns green deep inside. It’s tall at 40 inches but won’t tip over even with a but count of 25. He starts blooming in the early to mid-season but then reblooms. Classified as a cascading unusual form, it is a semi-evergreen, but seems to fine here in northern Wisc
onsin. Huge and spectacular!
Parentage: Persian Ruby × Point of View$20.00
Shola is a 28 inch tall dormant tetraploid with extended bloom. It is red orange or “copper” and opens to 8 inches. The golden highlights include a fine yellow edge, prominent midribs and a golden throat. It is a really good grower like it’s parent Mary Todd.
Parentage: (Mary Todd × (Tet. May Hall × Buddy))$12.00
Royalty Surprise is a dormant tetraploid that blooms in the mid to late season. It does continue all the way to frost for me. The plant is 36 inches tall with 6 inch lightly ruffled blooms. The rich royal red flowers are edged with a wide cream border that sets it apart from the other reds, and it has a green throat.$25.00
Huge 8″ bloom, 34″ tall, Mid Season. If you are looking for something big, here it is! Pale yellow blooms are 8″ across and abundant. Makes a mass of color and is one of the favorites our garden visitors. This color is great for the moon garden as it seems to glow in the dark, and it is fragrant. Semi-Evergreen, diploid.$11.00