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■(TB) 'Imperator'

1922, Cayeux

'Imperator' (Ferdinand Cayeux, 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.

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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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Imperator01.jpgjpg Imperator01.jpg manage 70 K 02 Mar 2017 - 16:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniele D-in my garden France
Imperator02.jpgjpg Imperator02.jpg manage 49 K 02 Mar 2017 - 16:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniele D-in my garden France
Imperator2.JPGJPG Imperator2.JPG manage 90 K 28 Aug 2017 - 04:23 IrisP Photo By Fritz Lehmann at Parc Floral de la Beaujoire, Nantes
Imperator_2.jpgjpg Imperator_2.jpg manage 102 K 29 Jun 2015 - 03:27 Main.Neira in my garden , France
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