■(AB) 'Scarlet Butterfly'
, R. 1959). Seedling OB-24-A. TB-Onco, 36" (91 cm), Early bloom. Color Class-R5Y, Standards pale red, flushed yellow at base; Falls dark scarlet, flushed white, veined scarlet. 'Butterfly Wings'
. Rainbow 1960.
Also listed in TB web. 'Scarlet Butterfly'
NOTE: This iris has not been accepted as an arilbred by the Aril Society International because it does not exhibit the aril characteristics necessary for ASI acceptance.
| From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: SCARLET BUTTERFLY (Austin '60) E-36". A fascinating red version of renowned Butterfly Wmgs. Standards pale red, flushed yellow. Falls dark scarlet, prominent white area around beard. Dark scarlet veins cross white area, extending to edges of scarlet falls. Reddest of Oncobreds, approachmg dark scarlet, a color sought by Iris breeders for generations. Plentiful pollen. Butterfly Wings X Rocket. Reg. $3.50; on $10 order $2.10; on $25 order $1.40; 3 for $3.80.
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