Eugène Verdier, 1904
GG eligible - endangered
TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class R7D.
Wing Seed catalog, 1919: “EDOUARD MICHEL— A splendid Iris, noble and striking. Tall spikes of flowers of splendid shape, large and well opened, self-colored intense purple-violet. S. broad and frilled, somewhat spreading as with the Japanese Iris; F. of great width. Semi-early. Thirty-two inches.
From GG Whitelegg & Co ” A.~I.. R.H.S.-A grand Iris of imposing appearance, tall spikes with flowers finely held and
of splendid shape. the standards broad and frilled, the falls of great width; self coloured flowers of a distinct deep
wine-red. One of the finest varieties in cultivation .. “…