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From Schreiner’s Iris Lover’s Catalog 1961: “ML 38″
King’s Choice is the richest deepest midnight blue we have ever seen. Its substance is so heavy as to be definitely leathery. A true self of clean, rich (not dusty) coloring with a heavy silken sheen. A superb iris of great dignity.”

Note: Schreiners describes their iris as ‘dark blue’ rather than purple although it may appear more purple, we use Schreiner’s description of color for this iris.

Provenance: Image 1 from Presby Iris Gardens, Montclair, NJ 2010.

 

 

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King's Choice

Schreiner's 1957

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1950-1959
Fall Color: Dark Blue
Standard Color: Dark Blue
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Blue/Purple
Hybridizer: Schreiner
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