TB 42″

Schreiner’s Iris Lovers Catalog 1955 “Dark Iris have been rather restricted to smaller flowers, shorter stems and generally to colors on the blue side of black. Congo represents a real achievement in that it is the first large dark irisn with a reddish silken sheen on the top of a coal black undertone. With its extra large blooms this gloriously rich black with red tints fills a long vacant niche in the iris spectrum  10.00”

 Ethiop Queen x ‘Velvet Dusk’. Schreiner 1953.

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Congo

Schreiner 1953/1953

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1950-1959
Fall Color: Black/Near Black
Standard Color: Black/Near Black
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Bronze
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Rarity: Endangered
PBF: Unknown
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