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■ (Spx) Iris xhollandica 'Eye Of The Tiger' aka 'Tiger's Eye'

2002, Fa. De Geus Vriend

'Eye Of The Tiger' (Fa. De Geus Vriend, R with KAVB, 2002). Has won 2 dutch awards in 2000 and 2010. Although the properly registered name with the KAVB is 'Tiger's Eye' it has been so widely offered for sale as 'Eye Of The Tiger' it is likely that most people would know it under this name. A Dutch Iris = Iris xhollandica.

Official description missing here! By observation It has dark brownish purple standards and mahogany brown falls with a bright golden yellow signal. Anyone with additional information please contribute in the comments box.

Note that there is also SDB iris 'Eye Of The Tiger'.

See below:

Courtesy KAVBPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Walter MooresChristy Hensler photo


Awaiting original catalog description

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Iris-xiphium-41.jpgjpg Iris-xiphium-41.jpg manage 26 K 21 Jan 2015 - 12:52 BobPries Christy Hensler photo
eye_of_the_tiger.jpgjpg eye_of_the_tiger.jpg manage 141 K 24 Dec 2013 - 18:08 BobPries Courtesy KAVB
eyeofthetiger01.JPGJPG eyeofthetiger01.JPG manage 813 K 13 Dec 2017 - 15:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
eyeofthetiger1.jpgjpg eyeofthetiger1.jpg manage 199 K 23 Apr 2018 - 20:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
eyeofthetiger2.jpgjpg eyeofthetiger2.jpg manage 141 K 08 Apr 2020 - 13:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
eyeofthetiger5.JPGJPG eyeofthetiger5.JPG manage 178 K 22 Feb 2024 - 14:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Walter Moores
Topic revision: r14 - 22 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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