King of Kings
Steve Varner 1982
GG eligible - protected
SIB, height 33″ (84 cm), Midseason to late bloom. White with green veining, green shaft on falls. ‘Ode To Love’ X ‘Illini Encore’. Illini Iris 1983. Honorable Mention 1985; Award of Merit 1988; Morgan-Wood Medal 1990.
From AIS Bulletin #249, April 1983: (Ode to Love X Illini Encore), 33″, ML. Terminal and branch, 4 buds. Vigorous, large, wide white self with faint green veining and green shaft. Lightly ruffled, waved and flared. Harley Briscoe calls it my best Siberian.