(E. Greig Lapham
, R. 1953) Seedling# A-18. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late season bloom. Red self (mascara, M & P 7-L-8); bright yellow beard; smooth haft. 'Relentless'
. Longfield 1954.
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| From AIS Bulletin #132, January 1954. Introducing YLEM (Sdlg. A-18)-Something decidedly different in the red class. A real advance in color. Self. Smooth. Price-$25.00. Longfield.
| From Iris Test Garden catalog, 1958: YLEM. (Lapham 1954). A real advance in true "red" color. This is a brilliant clear red self with bright yellow beards, smooth clean hafts. The standards are Mascara; the falls bright Mascara by Maerz and Paul's color chart. Medium size flowers on well branched 36-inch stems. A fine Iris in every way. $10.00.
| From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: YLEM (Lapham '54) ML-36". Near true spectrum red. Glows even on a cloudy day. Color actually approaches scarlet. Unlike most reds, has constancy & purity of a self; smooth clean hafts. Standards have a satiny finish, falls velvety. Everyone will want it just for the color. Abundant pollen. Try crossing with High Barbaree, Rampage & Bang, & you may well end up with that super-red . Pollen good, seed-setting marvelous. Relentless X Pacemaker. Reg. $2.00; on $10 order $1.30; on $25 order 95c.
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