Irises with Purple Stems or Spathes.

Quantum Theory Some Iris have Purple bracts below the flowers. Others have purple flower stalks. Often these characters may be seen together and may also be related to purple based foliage. Aside from the species Iris sanguinea named for its blood red bracts and Iris purpureobractea named for its dark purple bracts, the trait of purple bracts has been a relatively new trait among Novelty Irises. We are attempting to develop a list below of Irises with this trait. Please add any that have been missed by commenting in the comment box.

PURPLE SPATHES:

Arilbred: 'Firefly Frenzy'.

Intermediate: 'Adopt Me', 'Arazi', 'Arctic Fancy', 'Foxy Magic', 'Gnu Rayz', 'Liebling', 'Maroon Caper'.

Miniature Tall: 'Frilly Milly', 'Going Dotty', 'New Idea', 'Pink Flyaway', 'Slim Jim'.

Siberian: 'Cream Of Tomato', 'Frosted Cranberry', 'Lady Vanessa', 'Linda Mary', 'Pretty Polly', 'Reprise', 'Sandy River Belle', 'Sound And Spirit', 'Strawberry Fair', 'Sweets Of May', 'Velvet Night'.

Species: 'Aaron's Blue', 'Ahlburg', Benacensis, germanica, narcissiflora, 'Swords Of Murex', purpureobractea.

Species Hybrids: 'Cosmic Symphony', 'Cremson Accent', 'Majestic Pearl Violet', 'Quantum Theory'.

Standard Dwarf: 'Cat's Eye', 'Cherry Cola', 'Smell The Roses', 'Wow'.

Tall Bearded: 'Art Deco', 'Bandera Waltz', 'Betty Simon', 'Blazing Saddles', 'By Design', 'Calico Ruffles', 'Carnival In Rio', 'Carnival Ride', TbAthruE.TbCircus Circus', 'Classic Look', 'Crystal Blue', 'Daughter Of Stars', 'Distant Roads', 'Don't Touch', 'Duplication', 'EverythingPlus', 'Falcon Pride', 'Five Star Admiral', 'Florentine Silk', 'Gala Madrid', 'Gentle Rain', 'Going My Way', 'Grand Waltz', 'Greta', 'Gypsy Glitter', 'Honky Tonk Blues', 'Isoline', 'Juke Box Hero', 'Lady Jan', 'Lilting', 'Pandora's Purple','Prince Charming', 'Raspberry Fudge', 'Rhinelander', 'Ride The Wind', 'Rubistar', 'Schortman's Garnet Ruffles', 'Shadow Dancing', 'Showcase', 'Smoke rings', 'Spinning Wheel', 'Starring Encore', 'Superstition'.

RED or REDDISH SPATHES:

Arilbred: 'Pashrun Grace', 'Slezay', 'Trescols Ramdam'.

Border: 'Whoop Em Up'.

Miniature Tall: 'Aglow Within', 'Lively Rose', .

Species: Sanguinea..

Tall Bearded: 'Cretonne', 'David Roy', 'Lady Jan', 'Lilting', 'Lucky Doris', 'Morocco', 'Nights Of Gladness', 'Tennison Ridge'.

PURPLE STEMS:

Intermediate: 'Foxy Magic'.

Tall Bearded: 'Blakstok', 'Shadow Dancing'.

 

-- Main.RPries - 2010-11-02
Topic revision: r27 - 28 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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