Maori King

Reuthe, 1890
Iris Class:
Bearded
Age:
Before 1900
Fall Color:
Red/Maroon
Standard Color:
Yellow
Pattern:
Variegata
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Reuthe

Full Description

TB 18″ M Y9D

From the Biltmore Nurseries catalog for 1912: “Standards of rich gold and falls of velvety crimson with gold margins, making a strikingly brilliant display. This Iris cannot be commended too highly.”

From N. A. Hallauer’s Select List for 1918: “S. Golden yellow; F. velvety crimson margined gold. 18 in.”

From The Wing Seed Co. catalog for 1920: “Coloring very brilliant. S. rich golden-yellow; F. velvety crimson margined gold. Eighteen inches.”

HC RHS 1916.