Leonine Iris Introductions


2022 Introductions

Coming Soon! (Leonine Iris 2022)

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Coming Soon! (Leonine Iris 2022)

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2021 Introductions

Irascible Rogue (Leonine Iris 2021)

Bloom: 13"    Season: ML 
Standards: Blush lavender With deep violet veining extending to violet
Style-arms: Cream with pale violet ribs
Falls: Cream with deep violet overlay with tributaries of violet toward the edge
Signal: Small gold
Parentage: Air Waves x Blood Veins
Seedling: j-awXbv-f

Description: S: Blush lavender With deep violet veining extending to violet; style arms cream with pale violet ribs; F: Cream with deep violet overlay with tributaries of violet drifting toward the edge; small gold signal.

Jentleman Jake (Leonine Iris 2021)

Bloom: 15"    Season: ML
Standards: Muted gold with maroon central veins
Style-arms: Chocolate darking to maroon
Falls: Deep gold with distinct maroon overlay and veining
Signal: Large deep maroon thumbprint
Parentage: Public Eye x Battle Line
Seedling: l-peXbl-az

Description: S: Muted gold with maroon central veins; style arms chocolate darking to maroon; F: Deep gold with distinct maroon overlay and veining; large deep maroon thumbprint

Melliandra (Leonine Iris 2021)

Bloom: 12"    Season: M
Standards: Violet-magenta with dark violet veining
Style-arms: Faded peach blending to violet-magenta
Falls: Velvety dark violet magenta with dark veining over a small
Signal: small; light fuchsia thumbprint.
Parentage: Public Eye x Battle Line
Seedling: l-peXbl-am

Description: S. Violet-magenta with dark violet veining; style arms faded peach blending to violet-magenta; F. spheric with velvety dark violet-magenta with dark veining over a small light fuchsia thumbprint.

Midnight Spritz (Leonine Iris 2021)

Bloom: 15"    Season: M
Standards: Deep violet with indigo overlay and veining
Style-arms: Deep violet
Falls: Deep violet with indigo overlay; white, irregular spritzing at throat
Signal: Irregular white spritzing
Parentage: Coin of the Realm x Star of Evening
Seedling: j-crXse-e

Description: S. Deep violet with indigo overlay and veining; style arms deep violet; F. Deep violet with indigo overlay with white, irregular spritzing at throat

Tamifae (Leonine Iris 2021)

Bloom: 12"    Season: M
Standards: Light coral pink with deep violet center vein extending into paler veining
Style-arms: Light coral pink
Falls: Light coral pink with dark orchid eye-shadow surrounding the muted gold thumb print
Signal: Muted gold thumbprint
Parentage: Unknown
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Description: S. light coral pink with deep violet center vein extending into paler veining; style arms light coral pink; F. Light coral pink with dark orchid eye-shadow surrounding the muted gold thumb print, dark orchid veining within the eye shadow.

2020 Introductions

Cricklet (Leonine Iris 2020)

Bloom: 13"    Season: M
Standards: Orchid with deep purple central vein extending to purple
Style-arms: Orchid with medium orchid midrib and silver overtones
Falls: Orchid, wide overlay of purple blending toward edges; deep purple veining
Signal: Minimal cream thumbprint, distinct yellow dart
Parentage: Air Waves x Blood Veins
Seedling: l-awXbv-e

Description: Distinct, bright colors that stand out in the garden! Compact grower in part-to-full sun in our garden.

Dramatic Daybreak (Leonine Iris 2020)

Bloom: 12"    Season: M
Standards: Golden yellow with red-brown veining
Style-arms: Golden yellow with red-brown cast
Falls: Golden yellow with wide-band red-brown overlay
Signal: Deep goldthumbprint
Parentage: Unknown
Seedling: volunteer

Description: A bright and, yes, dramatic color combination! Can take a few years to settle in and grow well.

Rainan Shine (Leonine Iris 2020)

Bloom: 12"    Season: M
Standards: White with pale violet-blue overlay and veins
Style-arms: Fading violet-blue
Falls: White with wide violet-blue rim and light violet-blue veining
Signal: Yellow thumbprint
Parentage: Ocean Blue x Mantra
Seedling: k-obXm-ar

Description: Nice clumping habit and strong grower. Subtle changes in colors depending of sun exposure.

Scaliwaggle (Leonine Iris 2020)

Bloom: 9"    Season: M
Standards: Pale violet with medium violet veining
Style-arms: Medium violet
Falls: White heavily overlaid with violet, gold dart at throat, deep red-violet veins
Signal: Halo signal
Parentage: Licton Springs x Blood Veins
Seedling: j-lsXbv-c

Description: Compact and vigorous growth similar to Licton Springs with fun colors! Consider for a border or rockery planting.

Solar Rapture (Leonine Iris 2020)

Bloom: 12"    Season: ML 
Standards: Lavender blending to a wide band of thistle
Style-arms: Lavender with hints of thistle
Falls: Lavender blending to a wide band of thistle; distinct deep purple veining
Signal: Bright gold at base; gold dart to mid-petal.
Parentage: Pacific Rim x Sizzling Pitch
Seedling: j-prxsp-az

Description: Sturdy upright stalks hold the flowers just above the foliage.

Toetoodlie (Leonine Iris 2020)

Bloom: 12"    Season: ML 
Standards: Ivory heavily overlaid with deep pink
Style-arms: Ivory with faded pink
Falls: Ivory heavily overlaid with deep pink fading toward edge and distinct veins
Signal: Round yellow signal
Parentage: Air Waves x Blood Veins
Seedling: l-awXbv-g

Description: Muted colors enhanced when grown in part-shade. Clumps are fairly tight.

Brevette (Deborah Cole 2020)

Bloom: 10"    Season: EM 
Standards: Pale champagne beige
Style-arms: Bright gold
Falls: Pale champagne beige
Signal: Gold loosely veined
Parentage: Unknown
Seedling: 95-PCU-3

Description: S. pale champagne beige, bright gold center halfway out; style arms bright gold, pale champagne beige crests; F. same as standards, gold signal loosely veined dark purple fading out over petal, ¼˝ diameter spot of tiny purple dots at tip.

Smack Dab On (Deborah Cole 2020)

Bloom: 12"    Season: ML
Standards: Bright lavender-pink
Style-arms: Dark lavender pink
Falls: Bright pink
Signal: Dark red ray
Parentage: Ghio 2002 reselect sdlg X (Dracularity x Big Smile)
Seedling: 08-PC5-1

Description: S. bright lavender-pink; F. bright pink, dark red ray signal.

Miss Otis Regrets (Deborah Cole 2020)

Bloom: 13"    Season: M
Standards: Lemon straw
Style-arms: Lemon
Falls: Bright lemon straw
Signal: raspberry-maroon eye
Parentage: Unknown
Seedling: 99-PCU-1

Description: S. lemon straw; style arms lemon; F. bright lemon straw, raspberry-maroon eye signal, same color veining over center of petal.