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1949 COLOR CLASSIFICATION

GALLERY OVERVIEW

click on color code to view extended gallery for each color pattern

WHITE SELF, code= W1

W1 ‘Admiral Nimitz’ (1942) TBAdmiralNimitz ‘Anne Marie Berthier (1939) TBAdmiralNimitz ‘Arctic' (1941) TBArctic ‘Cherry Jubilee' (1941) TBCherry Jubilee ‘Florentina' (1500) TBFlorentina
WHITE PLICATA, code = W2

W2 ‘Advance Guard’ (1945) TBAdvanceGuard ‘Azurite' (1959) TBAzurite ‘Benton Bluejohn’ (1945) TBBenton Bluejohn ‘Blue Shimmer'(1941) TBBlue Shimmer ‘Dotted Swiss'(1956) TBDotted Swiss
WHITE BITONE, code = W3

W3 ‘Bright Hour’ (1949) TBAdmiralNimitz ‘Brising’ (1949) TBAdmiralNimitz
WHITE BICOLOR W4

W4 ‘Alpine Meadow’ (1965) TBAlpine Meadow ‘Amas’ (1885) TBAmas ‘Arc Above’ (1964) TBArc Above ‘Brokers Tip’ (1964) TBBrokers Tip ‘Baby's Bonnet’ (1954) TBBaby's Bonnet
WHITE BLEND W5

W5 ‘Apple Valley’ (1958) TBApple Valley ‘Arctic Blush’ (1958) TBArctic Blush
VIOLET SELF Vi

V1 ‘Dr Wanlass’ (1942) TBDr Wanlass ‘Amethyst Flame’ (1942) TBAmethyst Flame ‘Black Castle’ (1942) TBBlack Castle

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OFFICIAL IRIS COLOR CLASSIFICATION , 1949 REVISION

COLOR PATTERN

Predominant and governing color Selfs Plicatas Bitones Bicolors Blends
White W1 W2 W3 W4 W5
Violet V1 V2 V3 V4 V5
Blue B1 B2 B3 B4 B5
Green G1 G2 G3 G4 G5
Yellow Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5
Orange O1 O2 O3 O4 O5
Red R1 R2 R3 R4 R5
Black (Niger) N1 N2 N3 N4 N5
The background color of the standards determines the color classification. Two color symbols used together designate a mixed color effect; e.g., VB for violet-blue; OR for orange-red. Letters placed after the color symbol means: P.pale; L.light; D. deep or dark; F. full.

For more information on historic Irises visit the Historic Iris Preservation Society at http://www.historiciris.org/

-- BobPries - 2015-08-31
Topic revision: r2 - 01 Sep 2015, BobPries
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