Can you ID this multi-colored rainbow bearded iris?

gottagarden(z5 western NY)February 4, 2011

This was a named iris when I bought it, but I've lost the tags. I think the name should sound familiar, if you can identify it.

It has quite distinctive colors! From Plant Trades From Plant Trades

Thanks in advance!

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iris_gal(z9 CA)

I don't know the branching pattern well enuf to know if it is Afternoon Delight or Different World. Those 2 were popular.

Here are more names with similar colors.
Arabian Tapestry HM'85 - Cameo Dawn blyth'04 picotee on fall - Carnival In Rio - Colorflick brown91 - Competitive Edge - Enchanted One (S.yel) - Just Too Mauvelous 06 - Louise Watts AM'76 - Punch Line '68

    Bookmark   February 5, 2011 at 6:10PM
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gottagarden(z5 western NY)

Yes! Afternoon Delight! I recognized the name and confirmed with google images. Thank you for solving the mystery. Your skill is appreciated.

    Bookmark   February 6, 2011 at 1:34PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Wonderful photos, gottagarden.
Irisgal, you're good!

    Bookmark   February 8, 2011 at 11:32PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

Hosenemesis ~~~ LOL, gottagarden and I have some of the same iris!

    Bookmark   February 9, 2011 at 8:35PM
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rhetrx(z7 MD)

I think I have a cousin of Afternoon Delight in my yard -- I think the name is Devilish Delight, but I can't find an online catalogue listing to confirm.

It's a very healthy creature -- this photo is from an unexpected fall rebloom -- although sometimes it throws a blossom or two that lack standards. I assume the deformity is related to whatever quirk makes the beard curl upward!

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   May 26, 2011 at 11:26AM
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Dood Grief, gottagarden! Those are gorgeous iris and a gorgeous picture. glad you got the ID. iris_gal is usually dead-on.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2011 at 4:18PM
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