You are here: Iris Wiki>TbAthruE Web>TbChinaLantern (17 May 2019, Betsy881)Edit Attach

(TB) 'China Lantern'

1933, Essig

'China Lantern' ( Edward Essig, 1933). TB. Early bloom. Color Class-S6. (Essig 1933); Millik. 1933; Berry 1937; R., 1932; ( 'Conquistador' x 'Lent A. Williamson') x 'Cardinal'.

Additional nursery listings: Milliken 1940; Wayman 1943.

See below:
Error: no images found

References:

From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1940: CHINA LANTERN (Essig) This iris adds a new color note to the garden and is different from anything we have yet seen. The flowers are large with standards of old gold, strongly displayed in contrast to falls of red-violet. Of Cardinal parentage and perfectly hardy. 3-1/2 feet. 5Oc; 3 for $1.00.
Wayman, 1943: China Lantern—40 in. Huge flowers. S—old gold; F—Bordeaux. 0.30c.
 


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.

 

-- BetsyHiggins - 2012-06-18
Topic revision: r6 - 17 May 2019, Betsy881
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