I think this was in the HIPS listing too. This is, I suspect the
original clone from which the SIGNA seed came from. Forget
the provinence details, but they were discussed earlier in the year at the
Iris Species chat group I think. These were taken at Cindy Rivera's place
Very - very like I. varbossiana, 'Amas', the previous "red" one, etc.
Taller than 'Amas'.
I should mention that the photo labels reflect my opinions of Iris
taxonomy, but they aren't any sort of official declaration. I tend to
consider all the northern wild tetraploid TB's as a variety of I. trojana
(I. croatica and similar are not included, but they really are more like MTB's
in size anyway). "Typical" I. trojana would include those from further
south in the Middle/Near East. Of course this is just me, and likely not
reality. I don't think varbossiana has ever been published as a variety of
Well enough of that. Enjoy the photos.