From Cooley’s Iris Catalog 1952 “Glowing ruby self, heavily overlaid with bright copper which gives a metallic sheen. A genuine self with no haft markings even the beard is a deep copper red. Wide and full form but the flowers are of medium size. Substance is firm and the blooming season very long A very rare color gem.”
From Long’s Gardens Catalog 1957: “M 35” Glowing ruby red self, heavily overlaid with bright copper which gives it a metallic sheen. Wide full form and exceptional color.
Amaranth x Three Oaks.
From Schreiners Iris Lovers Catalog 1955 “Aglow with fire, this vibrantly colored iris without haft markings or any other coloring is a fiery ruby self with a bright copper glint.”
HC ’45, HM 47.”