TB. Midseason/Late bloom. Color Class R4D. fragrant. ((( ‘Morning Splendor‘) x (( ‘Seminole x ‘Cinnabar‘) x ( ‘Seminole‘ x ‘Morning Splendor‘))) x ( ‘E. B. Williamson’). Cook, Longfield 1941. Honorable Mention 1942; Award of Merit 1943.
From Cooley’s Iris Catalog 1944 “Deep glossy maroon purple, a large rich solidly colored self,neat and finished in appearance owing to the almost entire absence of haft markings and to the subdued yellow of the beard. There is a wonderful “shine” to the whole flower. Considered by Paul Cook, originator of Sable, as one of his very finest dark seedlings.”