, 1903) IB. Early bloom. Color Code-B9M.
(Perry, 1903) Color effect a dark violet self; size good; form long, open, rounded; flowering habit free; dwarf bearded class; height 8 in.; not branched. A flower of good substance; firm texture; smooth surface; fair fragrance; medium lasting quality. The flowers are of good size for the dwarf bearded type, forming compact, deep-colored masses in the garden.
S. hyacinth violet with a brownish purple haft; carriage cupped, domed to arching; blade ovate, notched, undulate, frilled, revolute; size 1 ¼ in. wide, 2 in. long. F. slightly velvety fluorite violet, distinctly veined with lavender-white becoming purplish on the haft; carriage drooping; shape spatulate, convex; size 1 1/8 in. wide, 2 ¼ in. long. Minor parts
: beard fine, dense, projecting, conspicuous, white, tipped with yellow at base; haft broad, channeled; reticulations medium fine, close; style-branches broad, erect to arching; crest of medium size, fringed; pollen plentiful; spathe-valves green, one-eighth scarious, inflated. Growth vigorous; increase rapid; habit compact; foliage stiff, leaves broad, glaucous green; floriferous; stalk erect. [Sand, Austin W. W. Memoir 100. A Study of Pogoniris Varieties
. July 1926. Ithaca: Cornell University. 105. Historical Iris Preservation Society Photocopy edition, 2003. Print.]
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