■ (SPEC) 'Forward And Back'
2002, Schafer, Sacks
'Forward And Back'
(Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks
, R. 2002). SPEC (sibirica), 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms wistaria blue (RHS 92A-D); Falls cornflower to bluebird blue (95A/B to 94A/B), prominent gold hafts, large white signal veined dark blue. Parentage unknown; seed from SIGNA. Joe Pye Weed 2002.
| From Joe Pye Weed catalog, 2002: FORWARD AND BACK - SPEC-sibirica. Schafer/Sacks, 34", M. A classic small-flowered Iris sibirica. The standards are periwinkle, the falls are mid blue-violet and the signals are large, white, and veined in dark blue. The flower has light butterfly-like substance, but the plant is strong. It has six to nine blooms per stalk including five in the terminal and up to three branches. The stalks hold the flowers well above the delicate foliage. Seed from SIGNA exchange. $20.00
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