OB (Sir Michael Foster
, 1915). AB, MB.(Miscellaneous Bearded, now the Arilbred classification) Yellow toned blend, self. I. pallida
x I. iberica
. Foster, 1915. Perry 1915, Berry 1927 [AT].
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| From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: SEMELE AB (Sir Michael Foster, BRS). Sdlg #NIA.MB. Height and bloom season NIA. I pallida x I iberica. AIS Color Class: S4D (dark yellow toned squalens). '76 CL: Yellow toned blend, self. Vallette: "S. light blue flecked darker; F. crimson and dark purple; black beard." Foster, 1915. Notes: Name approved; an OB (diploid) in both systems. Ref: AIS '39,p. 487; ASI '76, p. 75; Vallette, p. 179.
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