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■(MDB) 'Sky Caper'

1962, Warburton

'Sky Caper' ( Bee Warburton, R. 1962). Seedling #45BC509. MDB, 6" (15 cm). Very early bloom. Color Class-B1V, Pale purplish blue self, white beards. 'Fairy Flax' X seedling #AM-5 (blue pumila ). Warburton 1963. Honorable Mention 1964; Judges Choice 1965; Caparne Award 1968.

SKY CAPER: "One of the loveliest of the light blues, being a clear sky blue, slightly darker around the white beard. It is a bit lighter blue than NANCY MARIA, and both have wide rounded, flaring falls. 6 inches high." [Alta M. Brown, “Comments on Newer Dwarf Irises” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 186, (July 1967): 72.]


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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-01-10
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
MDBSkyCaper.jpgjpg MDBSkyCaper.jpg manage 65 K 10 Jan 2010 - 20:56 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
SkyCaper01.jpegjpeg SkyCaper01.jpeg manage 561 K 19 May 2016 - 20:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Vicki Flanagan
SkyCaper02.jpegjpeg SkyCaper02.jpeg manage 1 MB 19 May 2016 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Vicki Flanagan
SkyCaper04.jpegjpeg SkyCaper04.jpeg manage 1 MB 19 May 2016 - 20:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Vicki Flanagan
imageskycaper01.jpegjpeg imageskycaper01.jpeg manage 986 K 15 May 2016 - 17:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelly Flanagan
imageskycaper02.jpegjpeg imageskycaper02.jpeg manage 663 K 15 May 2016 - 17:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelly Flanagan
Topic revision: r15 - 26 Dec 2016, davepote
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