(Mrs. Franklin B. Mead
and J.M.E. Riedel
, R. 1931) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B9D. Longfield 1934.
| Mozambique (Mead-Riedel, 1934). A tall, stately red violet purple with flowers of largest size and finest form and great rounded petals. Falls a bit flaring. S. Mulberry Purple; F. Prune Purple shading to Cotinga Purple, beard inconspicuous. Height 37 inches. Fragrant. Strong grower. Mr. Mead considered this better than 'Meldoric'. $12.00. [The Longfield Iris Farm, Bluffton, Indiana, Catalog, 1934]
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