Siberian Irises


Siberian irises are wonderful landscape specimens. Their elegant and graceful flowers are borne above a clump of grasslike blue-green foliage which is attractive during the whole growing season. Here is a key to our abbreviations.

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AHRTALWEIN(Tamberg ’02)35" M
Wine red with white signal$8.00
AMETHYST ECHO(Warner ’04)34" Er
Tet. Amethyst purple with broken white signal$8.00
ART IN BLOOM(Schafer/Sacks '16)29" M wiki
Blue standards, falls yellow overlaid blue-violet$15.00
BABY SISTER(McEwen '86)HM918" E-M
Dwarf violet-blue with white signal, vigorous$5.00
BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL(Hollingworth '04)31" EM
Deep violet and red-blue mix$8.00
BLACKBERRY JUBILEE(Schafer/Sacks ’97)36" ML
Dappled red violet, veined darker, small white signal$8.00
CHINA SPRING(Bauer/Coble ’99)34" VE
Tall, medium blue$6.00
CARMEN JEANNE(Helsley ’96)AM0528" EM
Violet blue, large white signal$8.00
COLORFLASH(Hollingworth '12)30" EM wiki
Standards and falls blue-violet, red flash on falls$8.00
DANCING MOOD(Hollingworth '13)31" ML wiki
Red-violet with blue flash$8.00
DEAR CURRIER(Dunlop ’05)30" ML
Tet. Medium blue veined darker, darker edge$10.00
DEMURE ILLINI(Varner '85)HM8736" M wiki
Deep grape red, with large white signal$6.00
DIRIGO BLACK VELVET(White ’99)HM0238" EM
Very dark purple overlaid with velvety black sheen$10.00
DIRIGO LAVENDER FOUNTAIN(White ’06)36" ML
Tall light lavender$8.00
DROPS OF BRANDY(Schafer/Sacks ’88)27" ML
Falls washed medium blue, paler edge$10.00
ECHO THE WIND(Schafer/Sacks ’99)31" EM
Blue violet over yellow base, yellow petal rim$8.00
EMILY ANNE(Hollingworth ’99)HM0533" E
Tet. Standards violet. Falls cream with dashed purple edge$8.00
ENCORE PERFORMANCE(Hollingworth, '10)37" MLr
Red violet$8.00
FEEL THE LOVE(Helsley '07)28" M wiki
Ruffled white$8.00
GOLDEN EDGE(McEwen ’92)30" EM
Dark velvety violet with yellow wire edge, tet.$6.00
GRACEFUL GHOST(Hollingworth ’06)34" M-L
Very light blue self$10.00
GLOWING REVIEWS(Hollingworth ’19)30" M
Ruffled rose violet, bluish center$20.00
GREAT FALLS LOVE(Cole ’07)32" EML
Tet. Very ruffled dark blue, white signal$8.00
GULL'S WING(McGarvey '91)36" L
Pure white self$6.00
HAIL TO THE CHIEF(Hollingworth ’12)33" EM
Ruffled red violet, large cream signal$10.00
HAVING FUN(Bauer/Coble ’05)30" M
Multipetaled rose violet with lighter edges$10.00
HELLO YELLOW(Hollingworth ’99)33" M
S. cream, F. yellow$8.00
HIGH STANDARDS(Hollingworth '87)HM8944" M
Tall dark purple, white and gold signals, tet.$6.00
IMPRESSION(Schafer/Sacks ’03)24" M
Pale violet heavily dotted and washed blue violet$10.00
JAUNTY JEWEL(Helsley '08)30" M wiki
Medium blue-violet veined darker$8.00
JIGGLES(Bauer/Coble ’00)32" EM
Ruffled light blue veined slightly darker$8.00
JOYCE COLE(Cole ’06)30" M-L
Tet. White self, green veins and green hafts, lightly ruffled$10.00
KABOOM(Bauer/Coble ’00)AM1034" M
Tet. Navy blue with gold and white sunburst blaze$8.00
I. sanguinea 'KAMAYAMA'36" EM
Tall rich violet, good landscape plant$8.00
LEE'S BLUE(Bauer/Coble ’94)30" M
Medium light blue ground veined darker blue$8.00
LEMON BLUSH(Hollingworth ’08)37" L
Standards white, falls pale yellow fading to ivory$10.00
LEMON MOUSSE(Hollingworth '12)29" EM wiki
Floriferous ruffled white and yellow$6.00
LEMON VEIL(Bauer/Coble ’00)34" EM
S. cream, F. light yellow with lavender veins[sold out]
LIGHT OF HEART(Hollingworth ’07)34" ML wiki
Pale blue-violet bitone, beautiful blue in the center$6.00
LOVE ALWAYS(Helsley '09)32" M wiki
Ruffled lavender-blue veined violet$8.00
MAGENTA MOMENT(Helsley '92)36" M
Lightly ruffled magenta red$8.00
MISS APPLE(Schafer/Sacks ’09)30" M
Small-flowered red with warm yellow signal$12.00
MOONLIGHT FAIR(Hollingworth ’11)33" M
Tet. Ruffled yellow fading to ivory cream$10.00
MY GIRL EMILY(Cole ’08)32" M-L
Standards pink/lavendar, falls light blue, red edge, ruffled$10.00
PENNYWHISTLE(Schafer/Sacks ’00)34" EM
Blue-violet, darker veining, large gold signal$8.00
PERCHERON(Warburton ’82)35" M wiki
Heavily ruffled purple violet, veined and dappled$8.00
PETALICIOUS(Hollingworth '18)30" L wiki
Multi-petal ruffled light blue$12.00
PINK PEPPER(Bauer/Coble ’03)26" M
Pale lavender heavily peppered with lavender dots and dashes$8.00
PLUM FROLIC(Schafer/Sacks ’01)27" M
Light blue ground, heavy red violet veining and dappling, ruffled$10.00
PURPLE SAND(Miller ’91)36" Mr wiki
Light violet veined darker$8.00
RICHARD’S JOYOUS LOVE(Steele, '09)18"EM
Many bloom stalks on tidy compact plants. Slightly ruffled violet blue self with somewhat open standards and a prominent veined white signal. Slight fragrance.$12.00
RIGAMAROLE(Bauer/Coble ’00)34" M
Multipetal lavender edged light pink$8.00
ROANOKE'S CHOICE(McGarvey '76)32" EM
Pleasing pinkish lavender with brown hafts$6.00
SALAMANDER CROSSING(Schafer/Sacks ’99)AM0642" EML wiki
Pale yellow speckled lavender$8.00
SEA STAR(Warner ’04)30" M
Tet. Ruffled medium blue with thin white rim$8.00
SHALL WE DANCE(Hollingworth ’92)31" L
Ruffled medium light blue violet, veined deeper$8.00
SIMPLY BRILLIANT(Hollingworth '17)31" M wiki
Standards lavender, falls pink with orange shading$10.00
SUNFISHER(Schafer/Sacks ’03)28" EM
Deep yellow$8.00
SYLVIA'S LOVE(Borglum ’07)23" M wiki
S. pale blue white, F. white with pale blue veining$8.00
THAT'S MY BABY(Hollingworth '95)21" M
Ruffled deep red-violet, small flower$6.00
TRANQUILITY BASE(Dunlop '06)32" M wiki
Ruffled deep violet, aqua highlights$8.00
TRIM THE VELVET(Schafer/Sacks ’95)40" M
Rich blue purple, white wire rim$8.00
TUMBLE BUG(Bauer/Coble '00)30" M wiki
12-petal dark rose-wine with white/yellow signal pattern$8.00
TWELFTH KNIGHT(Warner ’02)32" EM
Tet. Deep purple with blue wash, large white signal$8.00
VELVET PRISM(Warner '02)29" M
Tet. Deep blue violet, bright blue halo, thin white edge$8.00
VERY VICTORIAN(Hollingworth ’99)32" EM
Ruffled medium mauve veined blue$8.00
Draycott Gardens is pleased to be able to offer selected Morgan Award and Morgan-Wood Medal winners at the low price of $6 each, when stock permits.
Morgan Award winners
ERIC THE RED(Whitney, 1943)1952 M-L
Deep red-violet self
TYCOON(Cleveland, 1938)195236" wiki
Large violet-blue flowers
CAESAR'S BROTHER(Morgan, 1932)195336" M
Strong-growing deep blue-violet self
TROPIC NIGHT(Morgan 1937)195430" L
Very dark velvety blue self
WHITE SWIRL(Cassebeer, 1957)196240" L
Pure white self
TEALWOOD(Varner, 1961)196427" M wiki
Blue-purple self, flat form
COOL SPRING(Kellogg, 1939)196637" M
Light blue with white styles
PIROUETTE(Cassebeer, 1964)196832" ML
Standards pale blue, falls medium blue
VELVET NIGHT(Edwards, 1962)196920" M
Dark velvety blue-violet self
DEWFUL(McGarvey, 1967)197040" ML
Blue self, stylearms very light blue
EGO(McGarvey, 1966)197232" ML
Blue self with white blaze and haft pattern
SWANK(Hager, 1969)197332" M
Deep blue self, little signal
ORVILLE FAY(McEwen, 1970)197636" M-L
Blue self with veins, tet.
VI LUIHN(DuBose, 1974)197734" ML wiki
Deep violet self, pale yellow signal
AUGURY(McGarvey, 1973)197940" L
Opens pink and changes to light purple
RUFFLED VELVET(McEwen, 1973)198022" M-L
Standards velvety reddish purple, falls darker, ruffled
BUTTER AND SUGAR(McEwen, 1977)198127" M wiki
Standards white with greenish yellow veins, falls yellow, white styles with yellow midribs
STEVE VARNER(Briscoe, 1978)198229" M
Lavender, bright light blue stylearms
ANN DASCH(Varner, yr)198338" ML wiki
Mottled light blue-purple with solid deeper edges
PINK HAZE(McGarvey, 1980)198438" M
description
Morgan-Wood Medal winners
BUTTER AND SUGAR(McEwen, 1977)198127" M wiki
Standards white with greenish yellow veins, falls yellow, white styles with yellow midribs
STEVE VARNER(Briscoe, 1978)198229" M
Lavender, bright light blue stylearms
PINK HAZE(McGarvey, 1980)198438" M
description
MABEL CODAY(Helsley, 1985)199130" EM
Ruffled medium blue, white signal, lighter styles
LADY VANESSA(Hollingworth, 1986)199236" M wiki
Standards light wine red, feathered styles lighter; falls ruffled medium wine red [SOLD OUT}
JEWELLED CROWN(Hollingworth 1987)199324" M
Tet. Deep wine red with circular gold blaze
SULTAN'S RUBY(Hollingworth, 1988)199429" M
Standards deep magenta, lighter feathered style arms; falls velvety deep magenta, prominent round gold signal, ruffled
SHAKER'S PRAYER(Warner ’90)199633" E-L
Small tricolor veined purple, flowers well above foliage
CORONATION ANTHEM(Hollingworth, 1990)199732" M
Tet., ruffled medium to deep blue; falls with large creamy yellow blaze aging to white, style arms lighter blue, tinged red
FROSTED CRANBERRY(A.M. Miller, 1991)199832" M-L
Standards red violet, aqua veins; falls darker, greenish hafts and signal, spathes red
ROARING JELLY(Schafer/Sacks, 1992)199936" M wiki
Standards and style arms lavender grey with diffused red purple veining; falls shaded and dappled, signal white with dark veining and dark blue flush
OVER IN GLORYLAND(Hollingworth '93)200034" M
Large, round, ruffled deep blue-purple, gold blaze, tet.
STRAWBERRY FAIR(Hollingworth, 1994)200129" L
Tet., heavily ruffled crushed strawberry pink, small white signal, style arms light blue
LAKE KEUKA(Borglum ’94)200231" M
Ruffled light blue edged lighter
CARELESS SALLY(Schafer/Sacks ’96)200326" Mr
Washed reddish violet, heavy veining, ruffled
BLUEBERRY FAIR(Hollingworth, 1996)200432" M
Tet., standards light blue violet, style arms broad, short, multi-shaded; falls medium blue violet, veined white signal, ruffled, flared
WHERE EAGLES DARE(Helsley, 1995)200541" M
Dark blue violet; large white spot on reverse
RIVERDANCE(Schafer/Sacks, 1997)200642" M wiki
Cornflower blue with white wire edges, white signal yellow in center, rolled ruffling
SHIPS ARE SAILING(Schaefer/Sacks ’98)200735" M
Lightly ruffled bluebird blue, deeper veining
FOND KISS(Schafer/Sacks ’99)200833" M
White with lavender pink central flush
RUFFLES AND FLOURISHES(Hollingworth, 2002)200933" M-L wiki
Tet., ruffled red violet, falls with white wire rim, gold signal with blue halo
BANISH MISFORTUNE(Schafer/Sacks 1999)201145" EML
Lobelia blue, veined darker, large yellow signal
SWANS IN FLIGHT(Hollingworth ’06)201333" L-VL
White self, very large flowers
GINGER TWIST(Schafer/Sacks, 2009)201630" E wiki
Lavender standards, darker dappling, style arms pale gold with lavender inside yellow edge, falls pinkish-brown gold, speckled; small flowers.