You are here: Iris Wiki>TbAthruE Web>TbBlithesome (04 Apr 2018, Harloiris)Edit Attach

(TB) 'Blithesome'

1935, Connell

'Blithesome' (Clarence Phillips Connell, R. 1930) TB, Midseason Bloom, Color Class Y6L. Offered by Kellogg 1935, & Nesmith 1935, & Pattison 1935.

Blithesome means cheerful; merry.

See below:
Error: no images found


BLITHESOME (Conn. '35) A "peculiarly winsome" iris of white and gold; the flower is white, powdered with glistening gold. We venture to predict that this will be one of the outstanding novelties of the season. 40".........$20.00. [Irises That Are Growing Over-the-Garden-Wall. Summer 1935/Spring 1936].
'Blithesome' (Con., 1933). A new yellow and white bicolor. An iris of unusual distinction-38 to 40 inches tall. The standards are high and arched. Falls ovate and widely flaring. The whole flower glistens with iridescent gold. Styles and beard rich gold. ----Mabel Carey Tobie p58 AIS Bulletin #59 October 1935 Iris notes on Mrs. Thomas Nesmith's collection.
Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- DavidPotembski - 2013-05-26
Topic revision: r6 - 04 Apr 2018, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback