(TB) 'Argus Pheasant'
1948, De Forest
(Fred DeForest, R. 1948). TB, , M. 'Casa Morena'
X 'Tobacco Road'
. DeForest 1948. Honorable Mention 1948; Award of Merit 1950; American Dykes Medal 1952
From Cooley's Gardens catalog for 1952: "A smooth soft brown self which has become justly famous in the short space of two seasons only. It thrilled visitors at American Iris Society conventions in both Nashville and Portland, and ranks with Pretty Quadroon as the two finest and most beautiful light brown Irises of the day. Huge flowers with broad flaring falls and wide standards; orange-brown beard."
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