Aziyadé


  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

ORIGINATOR: Ferdinand Cayeux

INTRODUCED: 1925

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 48"

BLOOM SEASON: Mid

DESCRIPTION: S. sky-blue-violet, style arms pale lavender; F. bluish-muave, blue-white area around haft and beard; white beards tipped yellow.

PARENTAGE: Dalmatica X Monsieur Massé

AWARDS: Certificate of Merit S.N.H.F.

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1930 Cayeux et Le Clerc Iris Catalog: This cross has given us stately high plants among which Aziyadé was prominently selected for enormous flowers reaching 8 inches white. S. beautiful sky-blue. F. spreading soft bluish-mauve. A free-growing plant with rigid stems over 4 feet high.

From the 1930 Robert Wayman Iris Catalog: Beautiful sky blue flowers of very large size on tall stems. Attracted a great deal of attention in my garden this past season. Very scarce.