1867, Van Houtte
( Louis Benoit Van Houtte
, 1867) IB. Color Class-B3L. Synonym: Clarissima.
| From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: CLARISSIMA — (Neg.) A very striking Iris, rich and beautiful. S. very full and crumpled, bright violet-purple veined darker; F. good size, held horizontally, dark violet-purple broadly netted on snow-white, blackish at tips; base of both S. and F. striped dusky red-violet, giving a peculiar tigered effect. Twenty-four inches. 15c.
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