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Newnham Gardens

Henry Sidgwick

Henry Sidgwick, named after a founder of Newnham College, is an iris of undoubted charactor.

Standards: Red/Brown
Styles: Red/Brown
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.



Henry Sidgwick
Henry Sidgwick

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