■(TB) 'Bronze Beauty'
(Barr & Sons
, 1884). TB, Midseason bloom. Color code S6M.
Note: Images of the iris currently in trade under this name do not match the historic descriptions.
| From Fryer catalog, 1912: Standards clouded yellow; Falls ruby lavender, crests golden.
| From Blue Hill catalog, 1912 and Farr catalog, 1910: Standards coppery-bronze; Falls velvety crimson.
| Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 53: page 146, January 1928 Trials, note 1939 checklist says variety superceded
| From Purdys catalog, 1917: Standards yellow; Falls reddish lavender.
| Florist & Pomologist December 1884, article about Barr
| Other catalogs, Wing 1920, Vilmorin 1938
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