■ (Spec) 'Ahlburg'
(Stephanie Chancellor Rust
and Cindy Rust
), R. 2013) SPEC (aphylla), 7" (18 cm). Early bloom. Standards light smoky blue, in hot weather nearly white; style arms light blue, light yellow striped; falls medium lavender-blue, lighter blue in hot weather, darker thin midline, chestnut reticulations on lighter haft areas; beards yellow-orange in throat, light blue tipped dull bronze-yellow in throat, light blue end; slight fragrance; spathes shaded purple. I. aphylla
"Van Nes" X I. aphylla
This variation of Iris aphylla was selected some years back and distributed by Countess Marlene Ahlburg to a few friends although never really introduced. It is in the parentage of some new hybrids such as 'Tea Shop Mystery', R. 2014.
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