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Tabu - TB Iris - Schreiner 1954 Tabu - TB Iris - Schreiner 1954 SOLD OUT TABU

Schreiner 1954
HM 54
TB - Midseason - 35"
Deep blackish violet, velvety luster on falls
Black Forest x Storm King
Tangerine Carnival - TB Iris -  Austin 1957 Tangerine Carnival - TB Iris -  Austin 1957  
Not available 2017
TANGERINE CARNIVAL
 
Austin 1957
TB - Plicata - Mid to Lateseason, 42"
Blooms show wide variation
Standards light pink; fall light pink, almost completely covered with purple veins
Color Carnival x Clasmont
Tangerine Dream - TB Iris - Nelson 1986 Tangerine Dream - TB Iris - Nelson 1986 SOLD OUT TANGERINE DREAM
 
 
Nelson 1986
TB - Early to Midseason, 35"
Standards tangerine orange, flushed pink at midrib; falls tangerine orange; tangerine orange beard; slight fragrance
Involved Parentage
Tangled Web - TB Iris - Keppel 1999 Tangled Web - TB Iris - Keppel 1999 SOLD OUT  TANGLED WEB
 
Keppel 1999
HM 01, AM 03
TB - Mid to Lateseason, 37"
Standards prune to cyclamen, slight apricot beige suffusion in center; style arms greyed mauve, banana toward base; falls eggplant edge, lightening to prune, rattan central blaze partially obscured by radiating markings; beards orange and dark violet, pumpkin in throat; ruffled
(Involved Parentage
  No photo available SOLD OUT TANGO AMIGO

Blyth 2007
TB - Early Season, 36"
Standards icy pink-white deepening to soft pink at midrib; falls light coffee-chartreuse, all over deeper coffee brown veining; beards coffee pink
Chardonnay and Ice X Reckless in Denim
   No photo available SOLD OUT TANZANIAN TANGERINE

Kasperek 1995
HM 97, AM 99
TB - Early to Midseason, 38"
Standards radiant deep tangerine; falls tannish orange ground with stippled red wine overlay; beards light orange; ruffled, flared
Tiger Honey X Jitterbug
Tarlatin - TB Iris - Gaultner 1984 Tarlatin - TB Iris - Gaultner 1984 SOLD OUT TARLATIN
 
Gaultner 1984
TB - Mid Lateseason, 32"
Standards apricot infused pink; falls apricot, lighter around deep orange beard; laced
Glendale X Tupelo Honey
  No photo available SOLD OUT TEMPESTO

Blyth 2007
TB - Mid to Lateseason, 35
Standards and falls peach to salmon, standards heavily infused violet at midrib and base; falls creamy area in center; beards bright tangerine to red orange
Opposing Forces X Romancer
Temple of Time - TB Iris - Blyth 2003 Temple of Time - TB Iris - Blyth 2003  
SOLD OUT
TEMPLE OF TIME
 
Blyth 2003
TB - Early through Midseason, 38"
Standards apricot, midrib blushed rose; falls apricot, slight marginal rose flush, bright white blended signal; beards bright tangerine; slight fragrance
Man About Town X D61-1, Poetess sibling
Test Pattern - TB Iris - Ghio 1990 Test Pattern - TB Iris - Ghio 1990 SOLD OUT TEST PATTERN
 
Ghio 1990
HM 93
TB - Plicata - Reblooms - Mid through Lateseason, 36"
Standards burnt gold; falls gold, brushed maroon red, deeper shoulders and edge; beards burnt gold
((Handiwork x (Gay Parasol x Mystique)) x Goddess) X Gigolo
Theatre TB Iris - Keppel 1981 Theatre TB Iris - Keppel 1981 $8
THEATRE
 
Keppel 1981
TB -  Early to Midseason, 34"
Standards vervain; falls white ground with purple heather dotted wash; beards white to lemon
Involved Parentage
  No photo available SOLD OUT THE RED DOUGLAS

Sass 1934
HM 36, AM 39
Dykes Medal 1941
TB - Mid to Lateseason, 36"
From Schreiners Iris Lover's catalog for 1947: "A magnificent iris. A vibrant red of rich plush-like quality. Rich, rowy wine red solid to the haft. It is not the reddest iris but rather a sterling, gorgeously rich, deep dark red. Critics agree it is one of the finest iris we have."
((Redwing x Cardinal) X Joycette)

Note: There is more than one iris in circulation with thisname; and there is confusion as to which is the real one.
Thornbird - TB  Space Age Iris - Byers 1989 Thornbird - TB Space Age Iris - Byers 1989 $8
THORNBIRD
 
Byers 1989
HM 91, AM 93
Wister Medal 1996
Dykes Medal 1997
TB - Space Age - Midseason, 35"
Standards pale ecru; falls greenish tan, deeper hafts overlaid with violet lines; beards violet-mustard; 3/4" horn; fragrant
Art of Raphael X (Cease-Fire x Sky Hooks)
Three Ring Circus - TB Iris - Jedlicka 2007 Three Ring Circus - TB Iris - Jedlicka 2007 SOLD OUT THREE RING CIRCUS
 
Jedlicka 2007
TB - Midseason, 32"
Standards white, bright yellow center and veins; style arms bright yellow; falls white area below beard, yellow striped hafts and sides, edged purple at bottom blending to red edges on sides; beards bright orange; serrated, lightly ruffled
Starship Enterprise X Terryton
Thriller - TB Iris - Schreiner 1988 Thriller - TB Iris - Schreiner 1988 SOLD OUT THRILLER
 
Schreiner 1988
HM 90, AM 92
TB - Mid Lateseason, 36"
Ruffled purple; deeper purple beard
Involved Parentage
  No photo available SOLD OUT THUNDERING OVATION

P. Black 2007
HM 10
TB - Early to Midseason, 40"
Standards warm white, pale gold rim; style arms white, crests edged pale gold, midrib finely veined gold; falls upper 1/3 white, lined and sanded burgundy plicata, lower 2/3 medium gold sanded amber rust becoming heavier and darker towad edges, 1/2" warm white edge; beards medium yellow; ruffled, lighty laced; slight spicy fragrance
Time Will Tell X (Dream of Gold x Epicenter)
Thunder Spirit - TB Iris - Schreiner 1996 Thunder Spirit - TB Iris - Schreiner 1996 SOLD OUT THUNDER SPIRIT
 
Schreiner 1996
HM 98
TB - Midseason, 39"
Standards and falls deep indigo; style arms and beards dark purple; fragrant
Involved Parentage
Tiffany - TB Historic Iris - Sass 1931 Tiffany - TB Historic Iris - Sass 1931 SOLD OUT TIFFANY
 
Sass 1931
TB - Historic - Plicata - Midseason
Color code-S8D; feathered dark pink blend
Not Stated
Tiger Shark - TB Reblooming Plicata Iris - Maryott 1986 Tiger Shark - TB Reblooming Plicata Iris - Maryott 1986 SOLD OUT TIGER SHARK
 
Maryott 1986
TB - Plicata - Reblooms - Midseason, 37"
Standards tan, hint of red; falls tan and yellow, hint of red, maroon stripes; beards yellow
Bengal Tiger X (Kilt Lilt x Thanksgiving)
Time Will Tell - TB Plicata Iris - Ernst 1999 Time Will Tell TB Iris SOLD OUT TIME WILL TELL
 
Ernst 1999
TB - Plicata - Mid through Lateseason, 38"
Standards blue plum, lighter midrib, dark berry rim; falls dark berry sand plicata mark on white, changes to solid berry on haft; beards yellow
(Edna's Wish x Wild Jasmine) X Chiffon Ruffles
  Toasted Watermelon - TB Iris - Hoage 1994 SOLD OUT TOASTED WATERMELON
 
Hoage 1994
HM 96, AM 99
TB - Mid Lateseason, 34-36"
Rosy brown blend; beards red
Mulled Wine X Lady Friend
  Tokatee Falls - TB Iris - Schreiner 2000 SOLD OUT TOKATEE FALLS
 
Schreiner 2000
HM 02
TB - Mid Lateseason, 37"
Standards style arms blue violet; falls lighter blue washed white; beards blue,yellow throat
Northwest Pride X Honky Tonk Blues
Tommyknocker - BB Iris - Lyons 1994 Tommyknocker - Border Bearded Iris - Lyons 1994 SOLD OUT TOMMYKNOCKER
 
Lyons 1994
HM 97
BB - Midseason, 20"
 Red black self; beards dark bronze
Parentage Unknown
Total Darkness - TB Iris - Jedlicka 2012 Total Darkness - TB Iris - Jedlicka 2012 SOLD OUT TOTAL DARKNESS
 
Jedlicka 2012
TB - Lateseason, 36"
Standards purple-black; falls deep purple black, semi-flaring; beards and style arms deep purple-black, fragrant 
Hello Darkness X Before The Storm
Total Recall TB Iris - Reblooms - Hager 1992 Total Recall TB Iris - Hager SOLD OUT TOTAL RECALL
 
Hager 1992
HM 96, AM 00
TB - Reblooms - Early-Mid-Lateseason, 34"
Standards light to medium yellow; falls white, edged yellow; beards light yellow; ruffled; reliable rebloom to zone 3
Mother Earth X Bonus Mama
Toucan Tango - TB Broken Color Iris - Kasperek 2000 Toucan Tango - TB  Broken Color Iris - Kasperek 2000 SOLD OUT TOUCAN TANGO
 
Kasperek 2000
HM 02
TB - Broken Color - Midseason, 36-38"
 Standards yellow, streaked violet purple-white, banded yellow; falls yellow band, broken violet purple; beards mustard-purple; fragrant
Hotdogs and Mustard X Grecian Goddess
Touch of Mahogany - TB Iris - Blyth 1999 Touch of Mahogany - TB Iris - Blyth 1999 $9
TOUCH OF MAHOGANY
 
Blyth 1999
TB - Mid to Lateseason, 36"
Standards coffee brown, slight gold infusion; falls coffee brown, overlaid soft lavender around old gold beard, 1" burgundy hafts; pronounced sweet fragrance
Chestnut Avenue X Copatonic
  No photo available SOLD OUT TOUR DE FRANCE

Keppel 2004
HM 06, AM 08
Wister Medal 2011
TB - Midseason, 35"
Standards white, center flushed chrome lemon; style arms white and chrome lemon; falls darker than golden glow, shaded deep chrome yellow shoulders, velvet texture; beards deep chrome yellow to cadmium yellow, cadmium orange in throat; slight sweet fragrance
(Magharee x Overjoyed) X (Electrique x Romantic Evening)
  No photo available SOLD OUT TOWN CRIER

Blyth 2009
TB - Midseason, 38"
Standards cream, greenish infusion; falls royal purple; beards muted mustard
Dinner Talk X Let's Romp
Trade Secret - TB Iris - Keppel 2003 Trade Secret - TB Iris - Keppel 2003 SOLD OUT TRADE SECRET
 
Keppel 2003
HM 05, AM 08
TB - Early to Mid to Lateseason, 36"
Standards chartreuse yellow, base blended ramier blue to digitalis; style arms chartreuse yellow, lavender lip; falls chartreuse yellow, paler center, darker shoulders; beards golden yellow; slight sweet fragrance
Suspicion X 93-81E, sib to Opposing Forces pollen parent
  No photo available SOLD OUT TREASURE TRADER

Blyth 2009
TB - Very Very Earlyseason, 37"
Standards lemon yellow; falls blended depp burgundy-rose depeening to burgundy-black at hafts and lightening toward edge to lemon buff rim; beards bright mustard yellow
Platinum Class sib X (Wearing Rubies x Decadence)
Triple Whammy - TB SpaceAge Iris - Hager 1990 Triple Whammy - TB SpaceAge Iris - Hager 1990 SOLD OUT TRIPLE WHAMMY
 
Hager 1990
HM 92, AM 95
TB - Space-Age - Mid through Lateseason, 40"
Standards bright yellow; falls lavender-white center, gold hafts, yellow edge; beards and 3/4" horns bright purple B
((Birthstone x Sky Hooks) x Jester) X (Barbary Coast x Buckthorn)
Tropical Butterfly - TB Historic Iris - Plicata - Reblooms - Carstenson 1963 Tropical Butterfly TB Iris - Historic Plicata - Carstenson 1963 SOLD OUT TROPICAL BUTTERFLY
 
Carstenson 1963
TB - Plicata - Historic - Reblooms - Midseason, 34"
Standards maroon; falls buff with wide maroon stripes
By Line X Defiance
  No photo available SOLD OUT TROPICAL DELIGHT

M. Sutton 2002
HM 05
TB - Midseason, 33"
Standards and style arms amber yellow; falls phlox purple; beards tangerine, with feathered phlox purple spoon; heavily ruffled, lightly laced; slight spicy fragrance
Heartbreak Hotel X (In Town x Sweet Musette)
True Grit - SDB Iris - Lauer 2006 True Grit - SDB Iris - Lauer 2006 SOLD OUT TRUE GRIT
 
Lauer 2006
SDB - Plicata - Early Midseason, 12"
Standards aureolin yellow ground, plum purple plicata markings, solid rim; style arms  plum purple; falls empire yellow ground, plum purple markings/rim, scattered dots; beards light lilac, buttercup yellow throat; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance
He's A Rebel X Fairy Ring
Truly Fair - TB Iris - Plough 1956 Truly Fair - TB Iris - Plough 1956 Not available 2017 TRULY FAIR

Plough 1956
HM 56
TB - Early to Lateseason - 48"
 Bright medium pink, red-tangerine beard.
Cloudcap x Pink Formal
Tuhfatul - TB Iris - Muska 1999 Tuhfatul - TB Iris - Muska 1999 SOLD OUT TUHFATUL
 
Muska 1999
TB - Plicata - Midseason, 36"
Standards brown and lilac; falls lilac with 3/4" ivory-white center; beards yellow-mustard
((Zuzana x Scattered Dots) x (Queen in Calico x Graffiti)) X Bed in Peppering
Turkish Topaz - AB - Austin 1962 Turkish Topaz - AB - Austin 1962 SOLD OUT TURKISH TOPAZ
 
Austin 1962
HM 80
AB - Mid to Lateseason, 18"
Standards blue-white with amber-yellow edge; falls yellow-brown purple striations; beards blue
Parentage Unknown
  No photo available SOLD OUT
TUSCAN SUMMER

Keppel 2010
HM 12, AM 14
Wister Medal 2016
TB -Midseason, 38"
Standards blackish port wine shaded red brown, slight light yellow ground showing in lower center; style arms java brown, slight yellow lace points; falls blackish port wine edge and striations, intense dandelion gold; beards mustard yellow
Sorbonne sib
Tuxedo -- TB Iris - Historic Iris - Schreiner 1965 Tuxedo - TB Iris - Schreiner 1965 $8
TUXEDO
 
Schreiner 1965
HM 69
TB - Midseason, 37"
Deep midnight blue-black self; beards self
Licorice Stick X O-332-1
Twilight Blaze - TB Iris - Keppel 1992 Twilight Blaze - TB Iris - Keppel 1992 SOLD OUT TWILIGHT BLAZE
 
Keppel 1992
HM 94
TB - Early Midseason, 30"
Standards violet, paling edge; falls violet center, greying hafts,blended honey beige; beards red; fragrant
Skyblaze X Faraway Places
  Ty Blue - TB Broken Color Space-Age Iris - Burseen 2000 SOLD OUT TY BLUE
 
Burseen 2000
TB - Space-Age - Broken Color - Midseason, 35"
Ruffled pale lavender; falls sometimes splotched violet; beards white, hairs tipped tangerine, purple horn; flared; sweet fragrance
Hunk X Thornbird
Ultimate -  SDB Iris - T. Johnson 2003 Ultimate -  SDB Iris - T. Johnson 2003 SOLD OUT ULTIMATE

T. Johnson 2003
HM 05, AM 07
CookDouglas Medal 2010
SDB - Midseason, 13"
Standards and style arms medium yellow; falls dark mahogany spot, precise yellow band narrower at haft, short dart into lower spot edge, few gold rays on haft; beards yellow, white base; slight spicy fragrance
Snugglebug X Smart
Uncle Charlie - TB Iris - Spoon 1990 Uncle Charlie - TB Iris - Spoon 1990 SOLD OUT UNCLE CHARLIE
 
Spoon 1990
HM 01, AM 03
Wister Medal 2005
TB - Mid Lateseason, 34"
Ruffled pale lavender blue self; beards darker lavender blue, hair tips lighter, yellow deep in heart; flared; slight sweet fragrance
Honky Tonk Blues X Silverado
Under the Tuscan Sun - TB Iris - Kerr 2006 Under the Tuscan Sun - TB Iris - Kerr 2006 SOLD OUT UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN
 
Kerr 2006
TB - Midseason, 37"
Standards warm lavender darker in center, diffuse warm honey edge; style arms warm lavender, wide honey edge; falls light honey, warm lavender center lightening toward edge; beards gold, warm lavender at end
Desert Lullaby X (Bohemian x (Collage x Kevin's Theme))
Undercurrent - TB Iris - Keppel 2004 Undercurrent - TB Iris - Keppel 2004 SOLD OUT UNDERCURRENT
 
Keppel 2004
HM 06, AM 08
TB - Mid Lateseason, 42"
Standards blended vanilla; style arms slightly more yellow; falls peach yellow, texture-veined tan yellow sunburst pattern, greyed heliotrope wash extending inward from edge; beards firecracker red; slight sweet fragrance
Prince George X Rio
Unforgettable Fire - TB Iris - Schreiner 1991 Unforgettable Fire - TB Iris - Schreiner 1991 SOLD OUT UNFORGETTABLE FIRE
 
Schreiner 1991
HM 93, AM 97
TB - Early to Mid to Lateseason, 39"
Red; falls ruffled and flaring; beards old gold
Distant Fire X Cayenne Pepper
  No photo available SOLD OUT UNINHIBITED

Ghio 2011
HM 13
TB - Mid-Late to Very Lateseason, 38"
Standards and style arms orange; falls orange sunburst, wide maroon band edged with thin orange rim; beards tangerine
Involved Parentage
Up In Flames - TB Iris - Johnson 2010 Up In Flames - TB Iris - Johnson 2010 SOLD OUT  UP IN FLAMES

T. Johnson 2010
 
TB - Midseason - 37"
Standards hot pink-rose; style arms buff; falls dark garnet, pink rose edges, subdued white veins around smoldering orange-red beards, plush, velvety; sweet fragrance
Saturn X Decadence
Urban Star - SDB Iris - Reblooms - Stein 1992 Urban Star - SDB Iris - Reblooms - Stein 1992 SOLD OUT URBAN STAR
 
Stein 1992
HM 95
SDB - Reblooms - Mid to Lateseason, 10"
Standards pale yellow, midrib greyed yellow; falls champagne, wine red thumbprint; beards white-orange
Aqua Star X Urban Cowboy
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