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■(TB) 'Monsignor'

1907, Vilmorin

'Monsignor' (Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie, 1907) Seedling year 1903. TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class-B9D. Registered as IB, now considered a TB. See IB 'Monsignor' for additional photos.

See below:
Photo by CRIRIS from hips-roots.comPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS websitePhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Eleanor Hutchison near Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada-Z3Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canadamonsignor flPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardensphoto by Mike Unser

References

Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1905, 4e série, Tome VI, p. 374; 1922, Tome XXIII, p. 215; note: listed as introduced in 1903.
From the Cornell Extension Bulletin 112: "Color effect almost a deep violet self. S. hortense violet, shading darker. F. velvety raisin purple to mulberry purple, veined the same to cotinga purple on the outer haft. The edge of the blade is blended lighter. The beard is dense and conspicuously orange tipped. The growth is vigorous, the foliage lax, slender, and yellow-green, and the flowering stalks freely produced. The heavy flowers are borne in compact heads on stiff stems, and make a good mass of color."
From H. P. Simpson catalog, 1922: MONSIGNOR (Vilmorin, 1907) S. rich violet ; F. velvety purple-crimson, heavily veined. Fine coloring, and good shape, though not a large flower. Late. 22-24 inches. 35¢.
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: MONSIGNOR — (Neg.) New. Superb coloring. The standards are pale violet; the very broad falls have for a ground the same color, but, except for a broad border, it is richly overlaid and very broadly veined dusky velvety violet. The flowers are large and massive. Very distinct. Twenty-three inches. $1.00.

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Monsignor01.JPGJPG Monsignor01.JPG manage 70 K 26 Nov 2014 - 17:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Monsignor010.JPGJPG Monsignor010.JPG manage 91 K 24 Aug 2021 - 19:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Monsignor02.JPEGJPEG Monsignor02.JPEG manage 17 K 10 May 2014 - 15:11 TerryLaurin Photo courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
monsignor-rm.jpgjpg monsignor-rm.jpg manage 22 K 11 Jul 2012 - 23:38 AlainFranco Photo by CRIRIS from hips-roots.com
monsignor01.JPGJPG monsignor01.JPG manage 589 K 13 Jul 2018 - 01:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
monsignor02.JPGJPG monsignor02.JPG manage 562 K 13 Jul 2018 - 01:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
monsignor03.JPGJPG monsignor03.JPG manage 624 K 13 Jul 2018 - 01:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
monsignor04.JPGJPG monsignor04.JPG manage 566 K 13 Jul 2018 - 01:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
monsignor05.JPGJPG monsignor05.JPG manage 772 K 13 Jul 2018 - 02:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
monsignor06.JPGJPG monsignor06.JPG manage 642 K 13 Jul 2018 - 02:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
monsignor3.jpgjpg monsignor3.jpg manage 168 K 17 Jun 2017 - 02:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Eleanor Hutchison near Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada-Z3
monsignor6.jpgjpg monsignor6.jpg manage 192 K 13 Jun 2018 - 20:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
monsignor_fl.jpgjpg monsignor_fl.jpg manage 73 K 13 Aug 2012 - 03:29 IrisP  
monsignor_jb.jpgjpg monsignor_jb.jpg manage 70 K 20 Apr 2013 - 23:03 Main.Harloiris Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
rsz_monsignor-jb.jpgjpg rsz_monsignor-jb.jpg manage 71 K 21 Feb 2013 - 19:51 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r29 - 17 Nov 2022, AlainFranco
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