■ (Spec) 'Ahlburg'
(Stephanie Chancellor Rust
and Cindy Rust
), R. 2013) SPEC (aphylla), 7" (18 cm). Early bloom. Standards light smoky blue, in hot weather nearly white; style arms light blue, light yellow striped; falls medium lavender-blue, lighter blue in hot weather, darker thin midline, chestnut reticulations on lighter haft areas; beards yellow-orange in throat, light blue tipped dull bronze-yellow in throat, light blue end; slight fragrance; spathes shaded purple. I. aphylla
"Van Nes" X I. aphylla
This variation of Iris aphylla was selected some years back and distributed by Countess Marlene Ahlburg to a few friends although never really introduced. It is in the parentage of some new hybrids such as 'Tea Shop Mystery', R. 2014.
While we generally think of show entries to be only registered cultivars, species may be entered under an accepted published botanical name.
| Awaiting original catalog description
-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07