Ruffled, incurved, icy lavender-blue standards find the perfect contrast in broad, rounded, lemon-chiffon falls with maroon-black signals. All floral parts are veined with violet and feathered here and there with amber. In other words, ‘Onlooker’ is a jaw-dropper. One of many outstanding iris hybrids from the hand of Ben Hager, joining the likes of ‘Beverly Sills’ and ‘Edith Wolford’. Steppe/Mediterranean. Zone 5.