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Benton Storrington

£8.50
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Rare British Historic Tall Bearded Iris 90cm.

Named after the town in Sussex, not far from the nursery here at Chailey.

Early Mid Season blooms, May-June in the UK.

Slight sweet fragrance.

Pink-purple standards and dark purple velvety falls. Striking orange beard with flashes of yellow-orange towards to centre of the flower.

Bred by Cecil Morris. As a keen botanist, Morris cultivated a great many striking forms of bearded iris, naming 90 varieties which he bred from seed at his home Benton End in Suffolk. Though many of these plants sadly disappeared over subsequent years.

Quantity

  2021 Season now Closed.

New orders shipped in September 2022.

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Data sheet

Height
Tall - 70-100cm
Colour
Purple
Red
Fragrance
Slight Sweet
Season
Early-Mid
Rebloomer
No
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