TB 36″ E B9D
From Treholme Gardens catalog for 1928: “S. incurved, large rich red-purple; F. very broad and strong, deep glowing red-purple; color solid without veining; bright orange beard. It is a strong vigorous grower, well branched stems, very free flowering over a long period. Altogether one of the very best and most distinctive red-purples yet introduced.”
From Quality Gardens catalog for 1930: “A magnificent iris, the best red purple in cultivation. S. large and incurved, colored bright red purple. F. very broad and strong, in color a deep glowing red purple, set off by a bright orange beard. Of free branching habit. Vigorous and strong in growth, very free flowering.”
From Carl Salbach’s catalog for 1934: “A fine rich red purple with a bluish sheen. Large flowers well placed on branching spikes.”
(Pacquita x I. pallida) X (Cordelia x Paladin?).
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