You are here: Iris Wiki>TbAthruE Web>TallBearded>TbAliceLemen (16 Apr 2022, TLaurin)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Alice Lemen'

1957, Plough

'Alice Lemen' (Gordon Plough, R. 1956). Seedling 51-61-3. TB, 31" (79 cm), Midseason bloom.. Color Class-Y4, Bicolor, Standards empire yellow (Wilson 603-1), Falls white, hafts empire yellow 603. ('Gold Ruffles' x 'Chérie') X 'Twenty Grand'. Eden Road 1957.

See below:


From Iris Test Garden catalog, 1958: ALICE LEMEN. Plough 1956. This Iris has heavy crimped and fluted edges. The falls are white with clean hafts of Empire yellow. The nicely closed standards are Empire yellow. Beard is bright yellow. A grand thing. $20.00.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: ALICE LEMEN (Plough '57) M-33" An eye-catcher with heavily crinkled & very lacy flowers. Standards nicely closed, of Empire yellow; falls white with yellow hafts. Fertile both ways. JC'60 & '61 (Gold Ruffles x Cherie) X Twenty Grand). Regularly $5.00; on $10 order $3.50; on $25 order $2.75; 3 for $7.85.
ALICE LEMEN - Closed standards are yellow; falls are white with yellow hafts. All edges of petals are crimped and fluted. Very floriferous; we usually have two or three bloom stalks on one-year plants. [Hildenbrandt, Lester (1965). Irises for a Beginner, American Iris Society Bulletin, 177 (April 1965), 27.]

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-09-13
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
alicelemen01.JPGJPG alicelemen01.JPG manage 716 K 11 Mar 2018 - 15:34 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
alicelemen1.JPGJPG alicelemen1.JPG manage 405 K 12 May 2016 - 19:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
Topic revision: r14 - 16 Apr 2022, TLaurin
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback