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■(IB) 'Crimson King'

1893, Barr Collected?

'Crimson King'. (Barr and Sons, 1893). (Germanica). IB, Early bloom. Color Code-R7D.

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References:

Cornell Extension Bulletin #112: "Color effect an intense violet-purple, self. Standards pansy violet, lighter to yellowish on claw and wavy along edge. falls cotinga purple, almost velvety in texture. The veining is boldly spaced on the whitish outer haft, while those on Kochii are not so prominent. Its fragrance is very good, its color very intense, and its spathe valves deeply tinged. The persistent green foliage is attractive in winter. Rating 89."
Royal Iris Gardens 1933: 83. 30". beautiful deep red purple.As deep as Kochii but redder. Tall, floriferous and a good grower.
 

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-- Main.RPries - 2010-11-17
  • Crimson King bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, approximately, May 23-28 in 2017. Although there is purple coloring on the spathes, there is no noticeable purple based foliage at the base of the leaves. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 01 Aug 2017
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2017-05-25 051IB Crimson King (3).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 051IB Crimson King (3).jpg manage 984 K 01 Aug 2017 - 13:57 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A clump of Crimson King. Photo taken at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 5/25/17, by Holly Johnson
20170519_123456IB Crimson King (3).jpgjpg 20170519_123456IB Crimson King (3).jpg manage 748 K 01 Aug 2017 - 14:03 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Clump photo to show the color on the spathes, of Crimson King. Photo taken by Holly Johnson
20170519_123509IB Crimson King (2).jpgjpg 20170519_123509IB Crimson King (2).jpg manage 447 K 01 Aug 2017 - 13:58 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A bud of Crimson King. Photo taken by Holly Johnson
CrimsonKing01.JPGJPG CrimsonKing01.JPG manage 61 K 22 Nov 2014 - 14:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CrimsonKing02.jpgjpg CrimsonKing02.jpg manage 72 K 19 Dec 2015 - 14:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
CrimsonKing04.JPGJPG CrimsonKing04.JPG manage 168 K 01 Sep 2016 - 19:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
CrimsonKingRT.jpgjpg CrimsonKingRT.jpg manage 23 K 22 Jan 2012 - 16:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
Crimson_King.jpgjpg Crimson_King.jpg manage 11 K 17 Nov 2010 - 13:22 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
crimsonking1.jpgjpg crimsonking1.jpg manage 102 K 09 Jan 2015 - 18:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
crimsonking2.jpgjpg crimsonking2.jpg manage 75 K 09 Jan 2015 - 18:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
crimsonking3.jpgjpg crimsonking3.jpg manage 102 K 09 Jan 2015 - 18:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
crimsonking4.JPGJPG crimsonking4.JPG manage 107 K 09 Jan 2015 - 18:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
crimsonking5.jpgjpg crimsonking5.jpg manage 107 K 09 Jan 2015 - 18:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
crimsonking6.jpgjpg crimsonking6.jpg manage 34 K 13 Sep 2013 - 20:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
crimsonkingIC.jpgjpg crimsonkingIC.jpg manage 19 K 12 Dec 2011 - 22:57 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris City Gardens
crimsonkingSM.jpgjpg crimsonkingSM.jpg manage 71 K 11 Jan 2011 - 13:30 Main.avmoran  
Topic revision: r21 - 18 Aug 2017, Harloiris
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