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TB 36″ EM

Deep red-black self with lighter area at base of midribs; clean brownish hafts; velvety finish; beard brown tipped blue-violet.

From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1975: “A worthy newcomer in the luxuriant velvety deep red-blacks. The color recalls its progenitor EDENITE, but this newer variety has a greater sophistication with precise sculptured blooms with silken finish and a strong branched stem and matching beard.”

((Duke of Burgundy x Edenite) X Congo Song), HM 1969, AM 1973.

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Study in Black

Plough, R. 1967 / I. 1968

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1960-1969
Fall Color: Black/Near Black
Standard Color: Black/Near Black
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Dark/Blk/Brn
Hybridizer: Plough
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