CLASS: Tall Bearded
BLOOM SEASON: Mid to Late
DESCRIPTION: S. mustard yellow; F. maroon black; beards old gold.
PARENTAGE: L 873-3: (G 705-2: (B 882-A: (T 1081-4: (Karachi x Memphis Lass) x Cloud Capers) x Breaking Dawn)) x 1974 #8, unknown parentage) X T 1576-B: (Gypsy Caravan x Cayenne Pepper)
AWARDS: Honorable Mention 1993, Award of Merit 1995
From the 1991 Schreiner's Iris Lover's Catalog: Although not a large and boisterous flower, Vigilante's muted tones nonetheless make a powerful statement in the garden. Its flaring and ruffled falls are smoothly colored in an extremely deep silky black-maroon. Buttercup-caramel standards offer a splash of yellow. Superb stems display 8-13 flowers each from double and triple socketed buds.