TB: AFFAIRE (was Re: Bloom Report)
>>Rusty Thornsburg wrote:
>>> Affaire...this iris is SO awesome...
Gerry Snyder wrote:
>>Was talking with Barry Blyth last night. He is very proud of it.
Paul Tyerman asked:
>Does this mean that Affaire is a Barry Blyth introduction??? What's its
The description in Blyth's (aka Tempo Two's) '96-97 catalogue is:
(Blyth '93 Aust) E-M 36"
A new colour combination much admired as a seedling and causing a lot of
comment with Iris breeders. Standards are lavender to blue grey; falls are
greenish mustard with a slight tan overlay. Beards are mustard. Large full
ruffled blooms on well branched stems. Easy grower. Has given some
exciting second generation seedlings.
There is a photo of this on p49 of Graeme Grosvenor's book "Iris, Flower of