■(SDB) 'Orange Tiger'
, R. 1987). Seedling# M379-1. SDB, 11" (28 cm), Midseason bloom. Medium deep orange; deeper orange beard; slight sweet fragrance. 'Hooligan'
X seedling# M309: ('Solar Flight'
x seedling# M255: ('Melon Honey'
x E. Roberts seedling# 65R11)). B Jones 1988. Honorable Mention 1990; Award of Merit 1992; Cook-Douglas Medal 1994
'Orange Tiger' won the ISM Cup for Best Out of Region Iris in 1989 (Memphis, TN 1989, AIS National Convention). See attachment photo.
| From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing ORANGE TIGER (B. Jones) SDB" 10". Medium orange standards are upright and just touching at their tips. Deep orange falls are wide, very smooth and flaring. Prominent deep red-orange beards provide the boldness for the name. No paper tiger this one, he will win you over on first sight. Slender foliage, 3-4 buds, weatherproof flowers. Sdlg. 379-1: Hooligan X M309: (Solar Right x M255: (Melon Honey x sdlg. from Earl Roberts 65R11)). $10.00. Bennett Jones.
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