(TB) 'Double Majesty'
(Raymond G. Smith
, R. 1964). Seedling B41BR. TB, 36" (91 cm), Rebloom. Color Class-V2, Strong reddish-purple fancy plicata; yellow beard. Muhlestein's ('Joseph's Mantle'
x 'Echo Valley'
) X seedling E-04-R (Rundlett). Avonbank 1965.
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| From AIS Bulletin #178, July 1965. Introducing DOUBLE MAJESTY (Raymond G. Smith) M & Re. 38" (Muhlestein sdlg. Joseph's Mantle x Echo Valley) X Rundlett's E-04-R. Tight, ruffled standards of white heavily sanded rosy-violet. White falls are heavily overlaid reddish-mulberry. Large, well-substanced flowers on tall, well-branched stems. Blooms spring, late summer and fall in Bloomington, Indiana. Net $25.00. Avonbank Iris Garden.
| DOUBLE MAJESTY and RETURN ENGAGEMENT, his first commercial releases, were introduced by the Avonbank Gardens, Radford, Virginia, in 1965. These fancy plicatas in the red range were seen in full clump by the writer on October 16, 1965, in the hybridizer's garden. They are somewhat similar, though definitely different. DOUBLE MAJESTY could even be said to grow oversize in this garden. It is just simply that big. Its flaring form is nice. [Billy G. Skillman, “A Fall Garden Visit,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 180 (January 1966): 63.]
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