■(TB) 'Sailor's Dance'
, R. 1972). Seedling# D 142-3. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Ruffled solid medium blue (RHS 94B) self; white beard tinted blue. Seedling# A 175-A X seedling# Y 203-A. Schreiner 1973.
SAILOR'S DANCE (Schreiners '73), with its large, well formed flowers of deep marine blue, competes for your attention constantly. Its full, rich color, white beard tinted blue, and excellent branching all add up to a great new iris-one that will make its way to many show benches when people can bear to take it away from its place in the garden. [James McWhirter
, “Reflections and Anticipations,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society
, Vol. 57, No. 221 (April 1976): 8.]
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