Sapphire Starburst

(Bob Hollingworth 2021)

Siberian iris. Tetraploid, early season, 4" flowers, ~32-34" tall.

Seedling 17E24A

2-3 branches with 4-7 buds which give a long bloom period including some late bloom stalks.

A bright burst of color in the garden. Bright white centers burst out across the falls with blue plicata pattern at the edges with a thin white rims. The standards and styles are solid blue that accentuate the centers of the blooms. Stylecrests are neatly rimmed with white serrated crests.  Sapphire Starburst is very distinctive.