( William B. Schortman
R. 1955) TB height 36". Midseason bloom. Color Class-RV1. Magenta self (M & P 11J-53). Honorable Mention 1956; Award of Merit 1959.
| From Tell’s Iris Garden catalog, 1955: PATIENCE (Schortman). E.-M. (Snow Flurry x Inspiration.) Large, wide, heavy-substanced flower of a very smooth magenta color (Maerz and Paul. Dictionary of Color, plate 53, J-ll) sporting a pale lemon beard that sets the flower off to a marked degree. The tall, well-branched stalks carry many buds insuring along blooming season. $10.00
| From The World of Iris: In 1955 Schortman introduced Patience, a strong rosy magenta self from Snow Flurry and the rose blend Inspiration. An excellent and unusual iris in effect a deep and rosy "pallida pink." We are in need of a modern version of this iris. Honorable Mention 1956; Award of Merit 1959.
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