| The Cornell Agriculture Experimental Station Memoir #100, 1926 provides the following description: "Color effect a deep to medium yellow self; size good; form short, open, rounded; flowering habit free; dwarf bearded class; height 7 in.; not branched. A flower of medium substance; frail texture; smooth surface; good fragrance; medium lasting quality. Useful for early bloom in the garden. Standards citron yellow, reticulated incospicuously with citrine yellow; carriage cupped, arching to floppy; blade oval, notched, undulate, frilled, revolute, smooth; size 1 ½ in. wide, 2 in. long. Falls strontium yellow, reticulated with olive-yellow; carriage drooping; shape obovate, spatulate, convex; smooth; size 1 in. wide, 2 ¼ in. long. Minor parts; beard coarse, dense, projecting, conspicuous, orange-colored; haft broad, channeled; reticulations fine, widely spaced, olive; style-branches narrow, overarching; crest large, fringed, recurved; pollen plentiful; spathe-valves green, one-fourth scarious, inflated, with keel. Growth moderate; increase rapid; habit compact; foliage, leaves broad, glaucous green; many 1-flowered stalks produced. A good compact, brilliant yellow iris, with a showy beard but of frail texture. A pumila hybrid." [Iris pumila L. and TB].