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TB 36″ E B9D

From Treholme Gardens catalog for 1928: “S. incurved, large rich red-purple; F. very broad and strong, deep glowing red-purple; color solid without veining; bright orange beard. It is a strong vigorous grower, well branched stems, very free flowering over a long period. Altogether one of the very best and most distinctive red-purples yet introduced.”

From Quality Gardens catalog for 1930: “A magnificent iris, the best red purple in cultivation. S. large and incurved, colored bright red purple. F. very broad and strong, in color a deep glowing red purple, set off by a bright orange beard. Of free branching habit. Vigorous and strong in growth, very free flowering.”

From Carl Salbach’s catalog for 1934: “A fine rich red purple with a bluish sheen. Large flowers well placed on branching spikes.”

(Pacquita x I. pallida) X (Cordelia x Paladin?).

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Arthur Bliss, 1924

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1920-1929
Fall Color: Purple
Standard Color: Purple
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer: Bliss
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