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Firecoal (TB)FIRECOAL
(TB S. Markham '12), 32" (81 cm), M. Glowing bright orange with slightly lighter area below the red-orange beards. Well branched stems with 7-8 buds. Vigorous and hardy in colder climates. Sdlg. #98-21B
Miss Fluffy (TB)MISS FLUFFY
(TB, L. Markham '12) TB, 34" (86 cm), M-L. Blue white standards with pale powder blue 'haze' rims. Frosty white falls with random pale blue dots on the borders. A "minimalist plicata". Deeply ruffled. Sdlg. #98-2C3:
Chocobeards (SPEC-X)CHOCOBEARDS
(SPEC-X, L. Markham 2012) SPEC-X, (aphylla-bred), 26" (61 cm), EM. Pale blue-tinted ivory standards, falls similar but deeper blue infusion below inky beards. Chocolate at haft area. Graceful, airy branching. Sdlg. #02-5A3

Icing (MTB)ICING
(MTB, Stephanie Markham, 2011) 26" (66 cm), ML. Pure white standards above violet-on-white lined and dotted plicata falls, with pale lemon yellow beards. A great grower and a heavy bloomer, it quickly makes a tight clump of purple-based foliage with loads of nicely branched bloomstalks, each sporting 9 or 10 buds. Diploid. Sdlg#02-03K, sibling to Fernie Bridge: Cyber Net X Razzleberry Dressing
Speckled Spring (MTB)SPECKLED SPRING
(MTB, Stephanie Markham 2011) 27" (69 cm), EM. Standards are pale blue-violet, covered with blue-violet dotting; falls are white, covered with darker violet dots, heavier toward the edges with a very fine violet wire rim surrounding both standards and falls and gold beards. A wildly vigorous grower and a very heavy bloomer. Diploid. Sdlg#02-06H: Think Spring X 99-12A:(Sheer Royalty x Razzleberry Dressing)
Barely A Whisper (MTB)BARELY A WHISPER
(MTB, Stephanie Markham 2011) 20" (50.8 cm) M. MTB, 26" (66 cm), M. Standards and style arms are soft yellow; falls are pale orchid pink with soft yellow hafts and yellow beards. An ICING and FERNIE BRIDGE sib, this is a good grower and a heavy bloomer, producing 8-10 petite flowers per well-branched stalk and quickly making a tight clump of purple-based foliage. Diploid. Sdlg. #02 - 03G: Cyber Net X Razzleberry Dressing.

Going Dotty (MTB)GOING DOTTY
(MTB, Stephanie Markham, 2010) 20" (50.8 cm) M. Petite flowers sanded all over in dark red-violet plicata dots on a white ground, set off with gold beards and yellow-edged style arms. Buds, spathes, stem joints and base of the foliage are all heavily stained with a distinctive red-purple wash. Diploid. Sdlg. #02–04A: Think Spring X Preference.    
Stardusted (TB)STARDUSTED
(TB, Lynn Markham 2010) 30" (76.5cm) ML. A beautifully sculpted, prettily ruffled, glistening ice-blue flower with beards of deeper blue frosted pure white and barely sprinkled with gold dust. Sdlg #9899-32A3: Midnight Fragrance X 93-4A2: (((Angel Feathers x (Sheaff 60-3: (Hall pink x Celestial Snow) x Arctic Flame)) x Black Taffeta) x (Blackbeard x Secret Weapon))
Gossamer Moon (MTB)GOSSAMER MOON
(MTB, Stephanie Markham 2010) MTB, 20" (50.8 cm) M. Sibling to 'Fernie Bridge', with pale moonlight-yellow standards, style arms and beards over cream-colored falls lightly marked with red-violet plicata lines and edged in palest yellow. A petite plant, but also very vigorous, quickly forming a tight clump. Diploid. Sdlg. #02 - 03G: Cyber Net X Razzleberry Dressing.
Devil's Waltz (BB)DEVIL'S WALTZ
(BB, Lynn Markham 2010) BB, 27" (68.5cm), ML. A graceful, beautifully ruffled iris in an iridescent color that changes from dark iridescent taffeta to flashing gunmetal blue or sultry dark red as the light changes. Sdlg. #02-12A2: 99-5A2: ((Stahly 90-29: (Ignition x ((((Licorice Stick x Black Swan) x Pretty Carol) x Barcelona) x (Fiddler sib x (Swahili x (Orange Chariot x Barcelona))))) x Simmer) x (Twilight Blaze x Simmer)) X Other Voices.

Hot News (MTB)HOT NEWS
(MTB, Stephanie Markham, 2009) 24" (61cm), M. Beautifully shaped flowers with brick red standards over flaring, wine-red falls with a blue flash under the gold beards and a touch of gold on the hafts and style arms. Diploid. Sdlg. # 03-02A (complex parentage).
Fernie Bridge (MTB)FERNIE BRIDGE
(MTB, Stephanie Markham, 2009) 25" (63.5cm), M. Bright yellow standards stand over flaring raspberry red falls, shot through with white veining and rimmed with yellow edges. Diploid. Sdlg. # 02-03A: Cyber Net X Razzleberry Dressing.
Mermaid's Dream (BB)MERMAID'S DREAM
(BB, Lynn Markham, 2009) 26 1/2" (67cm.) M. A petite, gracefully branched, prettily ruffled flower in navy blue with noticeably lighter blue edges and pale blue beards. Sdlg. #97-17B3: 93-47B: (Margaret Beaufort x Carrara Marble) X Sea Cadet.

Color Me Different (TB)COLOR ME DIFFERENT
(Stephanie Markham, 08) TB, 40" (102 cm), EM. This soft green-gold plicata has strong, well-branched stalks on a vigorous plant that is reliably hardy in just about any climate. Sdlg. #97-18A: (Baltic Star X Some Are Angels)
Pink Presence (TB)
PINK PRESENCE
(Lynn Markham, 08) TB, 34" (86.5 cm), M. This very shapely, prettily ruffled, stardusted pink flower displays itself on elegantly branched stalks with 7-8 buds. Sdlg. #9395-30A2: (Peignoir X Freckle Face)
Polished Bronze (TB)
POLISHED BRONZE
(Lynn Markham, 08) TB, 38-40" (96.5-101.5 cm) ML. This sculpted bronze self has a generous number of tall, straight stalks, carrying 7-8 buds and arising out of a clump of ultra-clean, lusty foliage. Sdlg. #97-7B3

Hoodoo Blues (BB)HOODOO BLUES
(Stephanie Markham, 08) BB, 26" (66 cm), M. The plant is vigorous and hardy, with healthy blue-green foliage and plenty of bloomstalks, making a handsome clump. Sdlg. #99-2A: ((Carrara Marble x Tide’s In) x Codicil) X Night Mood
Bit O'Royalty (MTB)
BIT O'ROYALTY
(Stephanie Markham, 08) MTB (diploid), 22" (56 cm), ML. Produces perfect MTB show stalks with at least three beautifully placed branches and triple sockets throughout. Sdlg. #98-42A: (Consummation X Steffie)

On the Town (TB)ON THE TOWN
(Stephanie Markham, 07) TB, 38-40" M. A vigorous grower with tall, strong, well-branched stalks and the cleanest of abundant dark blue-green foliage, this iris will quickly make a display in the garden and on the show bench.
Purple Study (MTB)
PURPLE STUDY
(Stephanie Markham, 07) MTB (diploid), 26" M. Extremely vigorous, forming a tight clump of with dozens of well-branched stalks and healthy foliage in no time, for a display of purple in the garden.
Jiggity-Jig (MTB)
JIGGITY-JIG
(Stephanie Markham, 07) MTB (diploid) 23" ML. Perky, flared flowers are displayed on branched stalks that can have as many as 13 buds.



Other Voices (TB)OTHER VOICES
(Lynn Markham, '05) TB 34" M. Graceful stalks with up to 9 buds, and a vigorous, undemanding plant with lovely blue-green foliage. Very fertile both
ways.

Razzleberry Dressing (MTB)
RAZZLEBERRY DRESSING
(Stephanie Markham, '05) MTB (diploid) 18" ML . Pretty little raspberry amoena with nicely-branched stalks and attractive, purple-stained foliage. Very fertile both ways, with many cute children.
Mystic Crystal (MTB)
MYSTIC CRYSTAL
(Stephanie Markham, '05) MTB 24" EM. Elegant petite-flowered pure white self with pale yellow beards, sporting as many as 13 –15 buds per stem, often branching to the ground. No pollen and sets seed reluctantly.

Star Stitched (TB)STAR STITCHED
(Stephanie Markham, 04) TB 32" EM. A shorter TB with 11+ buds and lots of stalks!
Daemon Imp (MTB)
DAEMON IMP
(Stephanie Markham, 04) MTB (diploid) 18" M. A very vigorous grower and heavy bloomer.
Dance Gypsy (BB)
DANCE GYPSY
(Lynn Markham, 03) BB. Great red-violet blend with bright gold beards. A great grower! HM 05.

Night Mood (Spec-X)NIGHT MOOD
(Lynn Markham, 03) Spec-X. A striking color combination, from Iris aphylla breeding.
Sky Tracery (MTB)
SKY TRACERY
(Stephanie Markham, 03) MTB (diploid). Pale blue with darker texture veins and wash.
Think Spring (MTB)
THINK SPRING
(Stephanie Markham, 03) MTB. Diamond-dusted orchid pink. A very rapid increaser! HM 06.

Larry's Girl (MTB)LARRY'S GIRL
(Stephanie Markham, 02) MTB (diploid). Dainty violet and white plicata. Very floriferous! HM 05.
Dancing Lilacs (MTB)
DANCING LILACS
(Stephanie Markham, 02) MTB (diploid). Clear lilac-lavender self. Extremely vigorous and floriferous. HM 05. AM 07.
Understatde (Spec-X)
UNDERSTATED
(Lynn Markham, 01) Spec-X. From Iris aphylla breeding. Very vigorous grower.


Wild Petticoats (Spec-X)WILD PETTICOATS
(Lynn Markham, 01) Spec-X. From Iris aphylla breeding. Violet plicata on white ground.
Touch of Frost (BB)
TOUCH OF FROST
(Lynn Markham, 00) BB. Very early ruffled icy white with fabulous
branching.
Angel's Waltz (TB)
ANGEL'S WALTZ
(Lynn Markham, 00) TB. Late-blooming, dainty, ruffled blue-white.


Simmer (BB)SIMMER
(Lynn Markham, 99) BB. Sultry, smoky red blend. HM 03.

Teapot Tempest (BB)
TEAPOT TEMPEST
(Lynn Markham, 99) BB. Bright raspberry-orchid self. AM 04,
Knowlton Medal 09.