Red Orchid

J. Sass, R. 1933 / I. 1934
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Intermediate Bearded
Age:
1930-1939
Fall Color:
Red/Maroon
Standard Color:
Red/Maroon
Pattern:
Self
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Sass J

Full Description

IB 28″ E R7D

From Robert Wayman’s catalog for 1936: “A new Sass rich red toned intermediate, the reddest of all to date. Velvety falls with deep orange beard.”

From Walter Marx’s Gardens catalog for 1959: “Red purple. Unusually fine color.”

From Salina Flower Farms catalog for 1951: “Brilliant ruby brown with gold beard, vigorous and prolific.”

((R pumila x . . . ) X (DR TB seedling), HM 1936.