Henry Sidgwick, named after a founder of Newnham College, is an iris of undoubted charactor.
Falls: Deep Red/Black sheen
Beards: Dark Orange
Breeder: Barry Emmerson
- The strong stems carry 7-10 large but well proportioned blooms.
- The standards and style arms of the gently ruffled blooms are dark red bordering on brown.
- The falls have a velvet texture and show as a deep red colour with a black sheen.
- There is a short pencil line white stripe where the dark orange beard ends.