The above picture is of Batik (Ensminger 1985), a border bearded (BB) iris. The border bearded irises are shorter than the tall bearded, but bloom around the same time. The purple and white flowers have a yellow beard and bloom on stalks of approximately 24 inches. Batik's style is of broken colors, and is described as "white ground, striped royal purple B-yellow tipped white." HM 1988, AM 1990. This photo was taken at the Bonino Garden on the San Fernando Valley Iris Society's hosted Region 15 Trek 2006, on April 22.