, 1922). TB, 28" (70-80 cm) Midseason bloom. Color Code R9M. Standards light purple, Falls purple or dark purple, stripes around the beard.Like iris pallida , bracts of flowers buds are wolly dry, like silvery white paper or parchment.
| Journal de la Société National d'Horticulture de France, 1921, 4e série, Tome XXI, p. 175.
| From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: IMPERATOR (Cayeux 1923). Very large, late-flowering bicolor with cupped standards and straight-hanging falls of Mathew's to raisin-purple, shading white at the haft with heavy red-brown reticulations. A strong, vigorous plant with strong stems. 40 inches. The coloring is similar to Edouard Michel but more reddish-bronze, duller than Seminole. $4.00 each.
| From J. C. Nicholls catalog, 1931, p. 6: IMPERATOR (Cay. 1923) 38 inches. Fine large red-violet. .35 cents.
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