■(TB) 'Belle Fille'
, R. 2011). Seedling 08-05B. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards hyacinth violet (RHS 87A), primrose ruffled edge and base; style arms cream edged and rimmed yellow, crests lilac touched yellow; falls vatican purple (83A), thin cream edge, cream white area surrounding beard, rudimentary luminata cream veining just below white heart, surrounded in turn by 1/4" bright yellow ring bleeding out to brown shoulder, small white dart below beard; beards white base, hairs tipped yellow at end becoming solid golden poppy-orange (25A) in throat; heavily ruffled, luminata pattern; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling 06-23L: ('Queen Eleanor Of Aquitaine'
x seedling 03-22F: (('Bruneau Jasper'
x 'Flights Of Fancy'
) x 'High Master'
)) X Keppel seedling 02-106A
: ('High Master'
x seedling 00-72C: (seedling 97-88A: (seedling 93-36B: ('Handshake'
x seedling 91-155A: ('Cross Current'
x seedling 88-39A: (seedling 84-122A: ('Snowbrook'
) x seedling 85-45A: (seedling 80-131E, 'Snowbrook'
sibling x seedling 80-136B: (seedling 74-54J, 'Rain Flurry'
sibling x 'Charmed Life'
))))) x seedling 91-153B: ('Spirit World'
x 'Answered Prayers'
)) x seedling 92-23A: ('Spirit World'
x seedling 90-34A: ('Fancy Woman'
x seedling 86-23A: (seedling 79-47A: ('Goddess'
x seedling 77-137F: (seedling 74-35C, 'Mistress'
sibling x seedling 74-52A: (seedling 71-35C: ('Joy Ride'
) x seedling 70-51B: ('April Melody'
x seedling 68-40B: (seedling 66-35B: (seedling 63-48A: ('Irma Melrose'
x 'Tea Apron'
) x seedling 64-45G: (seedling 61-48D: ('Full Circle'
) x 'Tea Apron'
)) x 'April Melody'
))))) x seedling 82-3C: ('Goddess'
x seedling 77-137F)))))). Salmon Creek 2015. Honorable Mention 2017
; Award of Merit 2019
; Premio Firenze Award 2021; John C. Wister Medal 2021
, Favorite Guest Iris 2022.
| Awaiting original catalog description.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
| Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
| Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
| PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
| Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.
- 21 Apr 2019
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