Proceedings of the Royal Horticultural Society
Floral Committee, May 15, 1907
|The Garden - June 9, 1906|
Award of Merit
To Iris 'Hecate' (votes, unanimous), from C. G. van Tubergen, Jun., Haarlem, raised from I. Suwarowi x I. iberica, and belonging to the Regelio-Cyclus group. Like all the varieties of this section raised by Mr. Tubergen, this is a perfectly charming variety with a unique colour. The standards are of a rich deep violet; the falls have a dark-bronze centre, with veins of the same colour, with the spaces between the veins of rich yellow.