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The Nichols

Velvet Hookah




VELVET HOOKAH (H. Nichols) 05-21 32″ E-L

  • (Garnet Storm Dancer X Praline Festival)
  • Well branched with 7 buds.
  • Fertile both ways.
  • Our most sought after introduction since the bearded iris Boogie Woogie.
  • Winner of 3 Best of Show Seedling Awards.
  • Two Iris Society of Dallas shows and the Society of Louisiana Iris Spring Dallas mini-convention show in 2010.
  • The flowers are slightly larger than silver dollars.
  • Ruffled garnet flowers have gold dagger signals.
  • Produces huge plants and has better growth habits than its mother.