By Hager – 1979
A 2 ½ to 3 foot tall bearded Iris which produces flamingo pink flowers with wide frilly falls. It blooms in June. Beverly is a fast grower and usually has at least 5 flowers per scape. Named after the famous opera singer she also sports darker melon colored beards. She won a Dykes Medal in 1985 making her nearly as famous as her namesake.