■(SPEC) 'Mini Treasure'

2016, Probst

'Mini Treasure' (Darrell Probst, R. 2016) Seedling CPC 3.5.01.3#8. SPEC (henryi), 5" (13 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards lavender-blue (RHS 91B/C); style arms lavender-blue (91B); Falls same as standards, blaze yellow with distinct brown halo; plant collected from N. Wanyuan, Sichuan Province, China (2720’ elevation). Parentage unknown. Joe Pye Weed 2016. Honorable Mention 2019.

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From Joe Pye Weed catalog, 2016: I. henryi MINI TREASURE - '16, 5", M, SPEC-henryi (Probst)(CPC3.5.01 .3#8). We are pleased to introduce this iris for Darrell, the first named I. henryi. It was collected in 2001 north of Wanyuan, Sichuan Province, China (elev. 2720') with several other clones of I. henryi. The flowers of most of these clones were a pale chalky lavender. Mini Treasure has a richer color of lavender-blue. I. henryi is delicate in all respects with the finest foliage of the series, 1/8" wide. The foliage is longer than the bloomstalks, however the flowers are well-presented as the foliage is gracefully lax. There are 2 to 3 flowers per stalk. Well mulched plants develop "runners"which allow easier propagation. Bloom in Massachusetts is early to mid-May. Stock is limited (only 1 per order) - potted, $25.00
 


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Mini Treasure-KWW.jpgjpg Mini Treasure-KWW.jpg manage 126 K 07 Aug 2017 - 16:49 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
MiniTreasure01.jpgjpg MiniTreasure01.jpg manage 224 K 22 Feb 2016 - 15:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
MiniTreasure02.jpgjpg MiniTreasure02.jpg manage 141 K 22 Feb 2016 - 15:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Topic revision: r8 - 20 Aug 2019, WayneMesser
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