An elegant descendant of the excellent "Crowned Heads". Light blue standards and snow white falls with just a touch of greenish yellow near the sunshine yellow beards. Particularly attractive flowers with little ruffling. Vigorous growth.
The cross "Chevalier de Malte" with "Conjuration" has given us many good seedlings, "Aurélie" is one of them. It has white standards with lavender on their edges and flaring purple-violet falls with a large white centre. The thick red beard ends in a white spur. Well-branched stalks. Winner at the Florence iris competition in 2007.
Faïence de Gien's excellent seedling brother is very elegant but taller. Its exceptional lower branching stalks carry 7 to 8 buds. It features milk-white standards whilst the very wide white falls have lovely violet and purplish black borders (over 2 cm) and are veined with fine lines of the same colour which run parallel to the golden yellow beards.
Soft lemon yellow standards, more intense at their base, white to cream falls with a wide deep violet-blue border, spreading towards the centre. Pale orange beards edged with yellow. The numerous flowers (up to 11) are enlivened by regularly-spaced waved edges and the stalks are perfectly branched. One of the best, if not the best, of this combination of colours.
Wonderfully lively and salmon-pink standards framed by creamy pink, nearly horizontal falls with amethyst borders (over 5 to 7 mm). Long and thick coral-red beards ending in spurs of the same colour but which light up the pink of the falls. These truly inimitable lively tones will please those who are looking for a touch of brightness.
The very last one to flower! Pure light yellow standards and white falls with a wide, dark blue-violet brim. Orange beards sometimes lengthened by a violet spoon and surrounded with yellow markings. Very strong substance. Well-branched stalks carrying 8 buds.
Flowers of immense size (17 cm in diameter) showing a new colour pattern. The standards with finely serrated edges are creamy peach and the white falls have a unique pink-purple border (4 cm wide). Bright tangerine beards bring more light to this colour carnival. Round flowers moderately ruffled.
One of the most innovative American introductions since 2000! White ruffled standards and falls with a white center and a very broad navy blue border (at least 3 cm) which gently washes the edges of the white central spot. Yellow beards. Most interesting for iris breeders.
White standards with a golden yellow edge; falls are white, amply peppered with burgundy-red all but for a white area around the golden yellow beard. Falls are also edged in yellow. Seedling brother to 'Ring Around Rosie'.
Exquisite flowers with pure white standards and falls of the same immaculate white, and a very fine dark blue border. Yellow beards tipped with white, sometimes extended by a white spur. Excellent shape, with tightly crimped edges. Irresistibly charming!
Very big flowers whose standards have a faint blue tinge on opening, quickly becoming pure white. Rounded, nearly horizontal falls, pure white with a wide bold blue-violet border (15 to 20 mm). Distinct, clearly visible, red beard. Robust standards and a balanced stalk (7 buds per stem). Moderately ruffled.
Salmon standards lightly tinted brown along the edges. Creamy apricot falls with a wide magenta border spreading out into fine lines towards the tangerine beards and their superb magenta spurs. Impressive branching with an abundance of flowers (10 buds on average).
A new and exciting combination of colours! Soft rosy buff standards. Bright pink-purple falls with a large cream centre embellished with a long, thick and bright orange-red beard. Medium-sized flowers harmoniously displayed on perfectly branched stems.
One of the favourite Cayeux lineages! Pure white standards and almost horizontal, white falls with a 7mm wide medium blue-violet border. Red beards. Good stalks carrying 8 buds on average. So pure and classy!
How to obtain such a sparkling iris : mix a beautiful orange (Avalon Sunset) with a "broken coloured" variety (Tiger Honey):
then comes the surprise! The standards are pink tinted rosé-wine and the falls have a cream yellow background completely veined and marbled with mid-bordeaux. Tangerine beards. Branches stems with 8 buds and perfectly shaped flowers.
Pretty new variety resulting from our research into colour-edged irises. Featuring raised standards of apricot-pink, large falls with rosy-white centres and wide amaranth-toned edges. Thick mandarin beard. Good substance and excellent branching.
A well-known German artist and great lover of irises, Dietmar Brixy himself selected this iris in our presentation garden during the 2011 flowering. White standards delicately tinted with pale amber yellow rise up from wide, mid-violet, nearly horizontal falls, their edges emphasised by a narrow bronze strip (2 mm). Very strong flowers lit up by the bright yellow beards. Strongly perfumed,
8 to 9 buds on average.
One of the last to flower and very original! Pale yellow standards and almost horizontal, lavender-white falls. Golden yellow beards extended by a long, white spur tipped with lavender. Very tall, well branched
White standards, toned with yellow at the base. White falls shouldered in golden yellow up to the middle. Equally golden yellow beards. Stalks are exemplary with perfectly tiered branches carrying an average of 9-10 buds. Simply splendid! (Cayeux seedling 10 308 B)
Pure white standards, white falls with a wide purplish lavender border creeping toward the heart. A fine (3mm) bluish white line runs along the edges. Red beards. Moderately sized flowers well balanced with the foliage. (On average 7-8 buds)
A wonderful bubbling exuberance is evoked by the wavy shape of the flowers. Rosy cream standards and cream falls edged with amethyst. The wide, tufted, coral red beards, are really astonishing. Low branching stems with an average of 8 buds. In short: very original.
Pure white standards, white falls with a wide deep blue-violet border and discreet clear yellow beards. It has inherited its horizontal falls from its father "Deltaplane". Strongly ruffled. A real novelty, unique in our collection.
Resembling its father, 'Irisades', but with standards of a rather soft yellow with a slightly amber border, and boasting white falls with large purple-pink edges. Beards are of an orange yellow tone on a bed of yellow to brighten up the heart. abundant flowering: 1à tp 12 flowers per stem.
Pale pink standards discretely edged with pale lavender, mid-violet falls with a central creamy-white line. Tangerine beards surrounded with white. "Garnement" is the brother of "Irisades" which was introduced in 2008 and has a similar very modern shape with firm, almost horizontal falls. Sturdy stems carrying an average of 8 buds.
Bred from a famous blue "Babbling Brook", this "broken-coloured" iris has a pale violet-blue background marbled or streaked with dark violet, each flower of the same stalk being different. Violet beards tipped with orange.
Almost red, white and blue... Bluish white standards, broad and round deep blue-violet falls marbled with white, and a final touch: red beards on a white central spot. Tall stems with perfectly shaped flowers. The same quest of a « patriotic » iris on the other side of the Atlantic!
Name after the exquisite French Jouy tapestries, famous for their delicate stitching. Pure white standards flushed with lavender at their edges, very pretty purple falls sporting a wide white centre around the bright red beard. Exemplary stalks with 4 branches and an average of 9 buds. Multiplies up fast.
Something new on Planet Iris! White standards with a hint of cream tone. Falls lie semi-horizontally with a white heart infused with olive-yellows framing the beard, then turning to a sustained amethyst tone on the edges. Bright egg-yellow beard with a white tip. Stems with well-balanced buds. (6 to 8 on average).
Creamy white ruffled standards, their edges tinted very pale lavender. Nearly horizontal falls with a beautiful wide amethyst border (approx 1.5 cm). Orange beards with bright yellow shoulders right along to their ends: a really illuminated centre to the flower which gives it a joyful and innovative character. Strong-bodied, good foliage and excellent branching.
A strongly coloured iris which we are proud to name after a great French courtier! Soft yellow standards above falls of the same yellow with a wide, raspberry red border, strongly waved like the folds of a courtier's costume. Large flowers carried on tall, well-branched stems.
An unusual new variety chosen by an artist of considerable talent and fêted in several countries! The soft pink standards go very well with the rosy cream falls with their wide amethyst edging (7-8 mm). Strong coral red beards reinforce the inherent attraction of this new hybrid. Large, ruffled flowers, around 8 buds on average.
Most original ! Amethyst purple standards with beige toning at the top. Cream-coloured falls with a wide lime yellow edge and lavender tones to continue the beards. Beards are orange tipped in lavender.
White standards discreetly infused with amethyst along the edges and lemon yellow toward the heart. White falls with a purplish amethyst brim (1cm wide). Amply waved flowers with discreet pale yellow beards (average of 8 buds). The last one to flower in this year's collection.
Something delicate: as much for the modest size of its flowers as for its pastel colouring. Soft pink standards and white falls with a fine light violet border, plicata-style. Long thick, very visible coral beards. Numerous flowers (average of 10), branching out in candelabra-style.