TB 48″ L R3D
From Waikanae Irises [A H Burgess & Son. Iris Specialists] catalog for 1932-33: “Another variety of our own raising and a flower that has been much admired in our gardens. S. rose purple; F. Deep plum red. Nicely formed flower of a good substance”.
From Salina Flower Farms catalog for 1951: “Giant red purple.”.
( . . . X Mrs. Valerie West).