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Sheets, 1930
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1930-1939
Fall Color:
Red/Maroon
Standard Color:
Red/Maroon
Pattern:
Bitone
Beard Color:
Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer:
Sheets

Full Description

TB 48″ M B9D

From National Iris Gardens catalog for 1936: “Deep brown in effect. An unusual and attractive flower.”

Linwood Iris Gardens 1936 ” Exceptionally vigorous and large flowered with strong 44″ stems. S. red lilac suffused copper. Decididly flaring falls of mahogany red. A most distinctive type. FRAGRANT. Brown effect. Each .25″

From Robert Wayman’s Iris Catalog for 1938: “Fragrant. This is a truly magnificent flower of perfect form, large size and rich brilliant coloring. S- petunia violet shaded with rose; F- deep velvety amaranth purple overlaid with garnet brown. A halo of yellow at the heart of this flower adds a glow that enhances its beauty”.

(Glowing Embers X Cardinal), HM 1930.

Provenance: Image 3 from Reberts Display Iris Garden, Westminster Md, 2004.