'Autumn Twilight' ( G. P. Brown, R. 1971). TB, 33" (84 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards brownish yellow; Falls light yellow. 'Autumn Sunset' X 'September Sparkler'. Brown's Everblooming Iris 1958.
NOTE: 1979 Check List shows introduction date of 1958. Iris Register shows introduction date of 1945.
|AUTUMN TWILIGHT - (Brown 1948) L. A fall blooming iris that is dependable in flowering even in New England, where most of these do not perform well on account of our shorter season. The closed standards are ecru in color, with no veining, and have a sparkling finish. The semi-drooping falls are lavender in the center, bordered with a brown edging. Hafts ecru with lavender reticulations. Blooms in August, September, and October. Floriferous and increases rapidly. Well branched with nine buds. 32 in. $8.00. _[Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, Introductions for 1948.]|
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|jpg||AutumnTwilight01.jpg||manage||56 K||26 Nov 2013 - 03:11||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Sans Souci Nursery|
|JPG||AutumnTwilight02.JPG||manage||112 K||04 Dec 2016 - 19:20||Main.TLaurin||Photo by The Shady Spot|
|jpg||Autumn_Twi-re._stem.jpg||manage||414 K||20 Oct 2016 - 18:11||DaveinPA||Rebloom stem showing the many buds|
|JPG||Autumn_twi-re._2.JPG||manage||1 MB||20 Oct 2016 - 18:11||DaveinPA||Twin blossoms, Oct. 2016, Zone 6a|
|jpg||autumntwilight02.jpg||manage||47 K||21 Aug 2014 - 02:05||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Iris City Gardens|