TB 40″ M S9D
From Quality Iris Gardens catalog for 1934: ” “A flame in the garden” was the description given this dazzling new offering by a well known judge, last season. Standards dull gold with bright red flush; falls a glowing velvety red and brilliant yellow beard. The flowers are well formed and perfectly proportioned and hold their color well. The plant is strong and vigorous and dominates the garden when in bloom.”
From Cayeux et LeClerc’s catalog for 1939: “S. dull gold with bright red flush. F. glowing velvety red with a brilliant yellow beard. Height 4 ft.
(Indian Chief X . . . ), HM 1936, AM AIS 1938, AM RHS 1939.
From Robert Wayman’s catalog 1939 – 40″ Ranks with Junaluska for first honors as the most brilliant iris, the falls being a rich, glowing satiny ruby-red, with a vivid orange beard; the standards are soft rose, flushed soft yellow. Perfect in every way and a prodigious bloomer.