See New TB Image Gallery


You are here: Iris Wiki>TbPthruT Web>TallBearded>TbSilverHawk (31 Mar 2018, Betsy881)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Silver Hawk'

1953, Smith

'Silver Hawk' (Kenneth D. Smith, R. 1953). Seedling# 50-62. TB 42" Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y1. Cream self, pale chartreuse-yellow overlay, green midrib, light-yellow beard. 'Spanish Peaks' x 'Golden Hawk'., Fairmount 1954.

See below:
Silver Hawk fl.jpg


From AIS Bulletin #133, April 1954. Introducing SILVER HAWK (50-62. H.C.'53). Silvery cream with chartreuse sparkle; satin smooth flowers of remarkable substance on tall stalks. Silver by comparison with Golden Hawk, its pod parent; ruffled flowers are its heritage from pollen parent, Spanish Peaks. Net $25.00. Ken Smith.
From M. Oliver Flower Farm catalog, 1958: SILVER HAWK (K. Smith '54) M. 42" The large full blossoms of this Iris have a light chartreuse overlay on the falls. This with the pale green midrib of the standards and a beard of the same tone give it a crystalline sparkle throughout. The blooms are very large, very ruffled and have especially strong, firm substance, H.C.'53. $7.50

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: Tall-bearded Iris Society Website

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.


-- JoelleFRANJEULLE - 2010-01-30
Topic revision: r10 - 31 Mar 2018, Betsy881
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