Louisiana Iris - 'Cocodrie'

 R2013. M, 26-30”.  Sdlg. 07-13.  Standards and falls light orange, deeper toward tips and edges.  Yellow starburst signal outlined deep rust-orange.  Styles cream with hint of green, tipped light orange and with a deep orange ridge forming a distinct star.  Falls light orange.  Graceful, flaring flower form that shows up from a distance.  Lemon Zest x Frenchmen Street.

Cocodrie is the name of a fishing villiage very near the Gulf, and there also is a Bayou Cocodrie.  "Cocodrie" in Cajun French means alligator.