, R. 2008). Seedling# 02-81E. TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards blackish red-brown outer area, speckled with light yellow (M&P 9-E-2) in center; style arms dark red-brown; falls lemon gold (9-L-2) to cream ground center, sanded and speckled red brown toward edge and partial center line, distal margin blackish red-brown lightening to red purple (56-L-7) border, hafts near solid peppering on white ground; beards white tipped brown; plicata. Seedling# 98-204Q, sibling to 'High Octane'
pollen parent, X 'Drama Queen'
. Keppel 2009. Honorable Mention 2011, Award of Merit 2013
| From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2009: SORBONNE ML 38" ((Charleston x ((Rosarita x ((Rancho Rose x (Flamenco sib x (Roundup sib x April Melody))) x Gigolo)) x Power Surge)) X Drama Queen). Intricate artwork. Standards blackish russet, with cream yellow ground barely showing in the central area. Arched falls open with bright lemon gold ground which ages to a softer creamy yellow. Dark burgundy maroon peppering and veining obscures the upper fall, continuing as a wide dotted margin, more solid at the distal tip. Beards inconspicuous, brown. Great color contrast gives garden impact. #02-81 E. $50.00; 3 for $125.00.
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