■(TB) 'Oriental Glory'
, R. 1952). Seedling# 42-45B. TB, 30" (76 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-!R3, Red bitone, of mahogany-red and mahogany-brown, violet-blue blaze; orange-yellow beard. Received an Honorable Mention in 1952 under unapproved name of 'Oriental Splendor'(1939)
, which belongs to Mrs. Mary Tharp
and is not released. "Flaming Amber" x seedling of 'Sultan's Robe'
| From Carl Salbach catalog 1950: (Introduced in 1950 under the unapproved name Oriental Splendor): ORIENTAL SPLENDOR (Salbach-1950). One of the richest colored iris we have ever grown. Standards, glistening mahogany red, falls very rich mahogany brown, shading to gold near the haft, with brilliant violet blue blaze in the center of the falls. Bright, orange yellow beard. Standards, somewhat domed, and flaring falls of heavy substance. Well branched stems. The color and brilliance is dramatic. Stock limited. Mid-season. 30-inch. $20.00 each.
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