â– (TB) 'Storm Warning'

1953, Schreiner

'Storm Warning' (Bernard Schreiner, R. 1952) TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Deep claret-violet ("black"), velvet sheen on falls. 'Down East' X 'Black Forest'. Schreiner 1953. Honorable Mention 1954.

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Storm Warning Sch Cat.jpgStorm-WarningCT.jpgStorm Warning fl.jpgstormwarning01.jpgStormWarning01.jpgStormWarning6.jpgStormWarningEI.jpg

References:

From Schreiner’s catalog, 1953: STORM WARNING (Schreiner 1953) M. 36". "It's terrific!" our visitors cried upon seeing this supreme exemplar of luxuriant blackness blooming in regal dignity in our display garden. Imagine a really large black iris on a 36-INCH STEM! Not in 300 years of effort have tulip hybridizers achieved a blackness comparable to that of STORM WARNING. Sumptuous sheen and classic form complete a notable ensemble. Watch your neighbors "blow their top" in sheer admiration when a clump of this sensational beauty blooms in your garden! No. G289. $20.00.
 
 


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Storm Warning Sch Cat.jpgjpg Storm Warning Sch Cat.jpg manage 49 K 28 Nov 2017 - 16:24 BobPries From Schreiners 1953 catalog
Storm-WarningCT.jpgjpg Storm-WarningCT.jpg manage 55 K 03 Nov 2011 - 17:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
StormWarning01.jpgjpg StormWarning01.jpg manage 90 K 13 Jun 2017 - 20:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
StormWarning6.jpgjpg StormWarning6.jpg manage 54 K 18 Dec 2013 - 17:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
StormWarningEI.jpgjpg StormWarningEI.jpg manage 42 K 20 Dec 2012 - 15:23 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Storm_Warning_fl.jpgjpg Storm_Warning_fl.jpg manage 69 K 20 Feb 2011 - 19:08 IrisP  
stormwarning01.jpgjpg stormwarning01.jpg manage 87 K 29 Jun 2015 - 19:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 28 Nov 2017, BobPries
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