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Crimson Colosssus

Lloyd Austin 1963

TB M36″
from Lloyd Austin’s Iris Color Guidebook 1966 (the last Austin catalog) “This enormous red beauty from BoldContrast x Josephs Mantle , so it may rebloom. Standard light,shimmering red. Falls semi flaring  with a spread of 7″, broad and round,  3 1/4″across, deep velvety crimson set off by a fetching 1/4″ pink border.”

Iris Class:Bearded
Bearded Class:Tall Bearded
Age:1960-1969
Fall Color:Red/Maroon
Standard Color:Red/Maroon
Pattern:Bitone
Beard Color:Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:Austin
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