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TB 36″ ML

From Schreiner’s Iris Lover’s catalog for 1982: “Want to see a very dark – “black” Iris? This onyx seems to spring from the dungeons of the underworld with its intensity of coloring. It is as black an Iris as they come – bar none. True, not as black as Georgia O’Keeffe’s “Black Iris” painting but it is a close second. The medium sized flower with extra velvety falls is a specimen not to be mistaken. Passable branching, the stem has two fair branches and a spur, 6 buds. A rich beauty that carries away the “dark” crown – no question.”

Has a double dose of Matinata in its background; HM 1984.

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Black Dragon

Schreiner's, R&I 1982

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1980-1989
Fall Color: Black/Near Black
Standard Color: Black/Near Black
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Dark/Blk/Brn
Hybridizer: Schreiner
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