Dragon King

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris



CLASS: Tall Bearded


BLOOM SEASON: Early Midseason

DESCRIPTION: S. magenta mauve, slightly darker toward top of midrib, tops slightly laced; style arms lemon amber, brown along midrib, brown fringed crest; F. red orchid ground prominently veined dark burgundy-black, slight magenta-mauve rim, white and yellow veins on shoulders and around dark burnt-orange beards; lightly ruffled, medium purple base foliage; slight fragrance.

PARENTAGE: Smoky Shadows X Indulgence

AWARDS: Honorable Mention 2013, Award of Merit 2015

PBF: Yes, medium

From the 2011 Superstition Iris Gardens Catalog: Magenta mauve standards, slightly darker near the top of midrib, red orchid ground falls with prominent dark burgundy black veins, yellow and white veins cover the area between the beards and the hafts; dark burnt orange beards. Lightly ruffled with a bit of lace at the top of the standards and the bottom of the falls. An average of 3 branches and 9 to 10 buds and medium purple based foliage.