ORIGINATOR: Ferdinand Cayeux
CLASS: Tall Bearded
BLOOM SEASON: Midseason
DESCRIPTION: White ground plicata, heavily brushed lilac-purple at edges. White beards tipped yellow.
PARENTAGE: Fakir X San Francisco
From the 1939 René Cayeux Iris Catalog: Immense flower of perfect form. S. large, lilac on white ground. F. very large milky white strongly striated and washed lilac on a wide edge, great effect. Vigorous variety, strong grower.
From the 1954 René Cayeux & Cie Iris Catalog: (Translated from French) Extremely vigorous large plicata with white flowers streaked with bright blue lilac, darker around.