You are here: Iris Wiki>TbPthruT Web>TbPrettyGay (08 Mar 2019, Betsy881)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Pretty Gay'

1957, Plough

'Pretty Gay' (Gordon Plough, R. 1954) Seedling 52-25-13. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason late bloom. White self, red beard. 'Party Dress' x 'Mary Randall'. Iris Test Garden, Eden Road 1957. Honorable Mention 1957.

See below:


From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: PRETTY GAY (Plough '57) ML-34". A surprise from a cross of two pinks, a pure white with a fiery red beard. No haft markings to mar chaste beauty. Petals broad, well substanced. A grand Iris. Fertile both ways. HM'57, HC'55. Party Dress X Mary Randall. Regularly $2.00; on $10 order $1.30; on $25 order 95c; 3 for $2.40; 10 for $7.20.

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.


-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
prettygay1-jb.jpgjpg prettygay1-jb.jpg manage 47 K 22 Feb 2013 - 14:14 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
prettygay2-jb.jpgjpg prettygay2-jb.jpg manage 64 K 22 Feb 2013 - 14:14 Main.Harloiris phoro by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r8 - 08 Mar 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