Iris 'Frances Elizabeth'

Bred in New Zealand by Sam Rix of Mt Maunganui in the North Island received the highest award for Louisianas in the usa in 1963. Successful breeders in Australia include Bob Raabe, John Taylor, Graeme Grosvenor, Heather and Bernard Pryor, Janet Hutchinson, Dr t.j. Betts and Peter Jackson. Goals include orange, red or near black segments, or segments with interesting patterns, also miniature forms.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Iridaceae
genus        Iris L.