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From Quality Gardens catalog for 1930: “This is an intensely red iris, a deep rich red, a perfect self color, with the standards and falls equally red. It has a stout and well branched form. Both the standards and the falls are intensely frilled. The flowers are not as large as Dauntless, but it is a more uniform, intensely red color. We cannot recommend this iris too highly to our customers. It will create a sensation when it is better known.”

From Linwood Iris Gardens 1936  “A gorgeous dark red self of intense coloring. Heavily suffused bronze and illuminated by a bright orange beard. Tall, LATE and FRAGRANT . Each .25”.

From Rene Cayeux’s catalog for 1939: “S. light vinous red. F. amaranth-red shot garnet, beard orange. Strong erect growing plant with flowers of great substance. Late flowering. Height 3 ft.”

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Cayeux, 1928

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1920-1929
Fall Color: Red/Maroon
Standard Color: Red/Maroon
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Gold/Tan
Hybridizer: Cayeux F
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