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From The Longfield iris Farm catalog for 1943: “A rich glowing mulberry Iris with a definite charm and flare to the form. The flower has a wonderful sheen that gives it the glowing rich effect. Substance is excellent and the color does not fade.

“Detail: S. True Purple with overlaying black sheen blending into Madder Brown at the base; F. Rich True Purple overlaid velvety black blending to Madder Brown on the haft. Beard, Mulberry Purple tipped brown. Style branches, crest, and midrib, Matthew’s Purple, Pinard Yellow to almost white on edge. Flowers 4 inches by 4 inches. Stalk 38 inches with excellent branching. Vigorous grower and free flowering. Midseason. Fragrant.”

HM 1944, AM 1946.

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Master Charles

Williamson, 1943

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1940-1949
Fall Color: Purple
Standard Color: Purple
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Blue/Purple
Hybridizer: Williamson EB
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