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