Early season.(99 cm),Standards deep red-purple; style arms medium-light purple; Falls dark purple; beards medium brown; slight spicy fragrance. Parentage unknown. This lovely dark purple iris broods on the loss of the 29 miners in the Pike River mine disaster.
Mid season.13″ Standards medium to light pink, muted orchid violet stitching and dotting heaviest at margin; style arms pink; Falls white blushed light pink, slightly darker edge, haft with few violet plicata marks, tan veins; beards tangerine, white at end; slight musky fragrance. HM 2005.
Early season.38”.Standards magenta rose speckles over clean cream ground, thinning to cream at base; Falls 1/4″ outer band of magenta rose around rim, continuing inward with band of speckles, warm cream center; white beard tipped magenta to orange on outer edge. HM 1979.