■(IB) 'Crimson King'

1893, Barr Collected?

'Crimson King'. (Barr and Sons, 1893). (Germanica). IB, Early bloom. Color Code-R7D.

Cornell Extension Bulletin #112: "Color effect an intense violet-purple, self. Standards pansy violet, lighter to yellowish on claw and wavy along edge. falls cotinga purple, almost velvety in texture. The veining is boldly spaced on the whitish outer haft, while those on Kochii are not so prominent. Its fragrance is very good, its color very intense, and its spathe valves deeply tinged. The persistent green foliage is attractive in winter. Rating 89."

Royal Iris Gardens 1933: 83. 30". beautiful deep red purple.As deep as Kochii but redder. Tall, floriferous and a good grower.

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JPEGJPG CrimsonKing01.JPG r1 manage 61.4 K 2014-11-22 - 14:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
JPEGjpg CrimsonKing02.jpg r1 manage 72.6 K 2015-12-19 - 14:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
JPEGJPG CrimsonKing04.JPG r1 manage 168.8 K 2016-09-01 - 19:20 TerryLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
JPEGjpg CrimsonKingRT.jpg r1 manage 23.5 K 2012-01-22 - 16:01 BetsyHiggins Photo by Rick Tasco
JPEGjpg Crimson_King.jpg r1 manage 11.0 K 2010-11-17 - 13:22 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
JPEGjpg crimsonking1.jpg r1 manage 102.2 K 2015-01-09 - 18:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
JPEGjpg crimsonking2.jpg r1 manage 75.7 K 2015-01-09 - 18:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
JPEGjpg crimsonking3.jpg r1 manage 103.0 K 2015-01-09 - 18:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
JPEGJPG crimsonking4.JPG r1 manage 107.4 K 2015-01-09 - 18:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
JPEGjpg crimsonking5.jpg r2 r1 manage 107.4 K 2015-01-09 - 18:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
JPEGjpg crimsonking6.jpg r1 manage 34.8 K 2013-09-13 - 20:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
JPEGjpg crimsonkingIC.jpg r1 manage 19.9 K 2011-12-12 - 22:57 BetsyHiggins Photo by Iris City Gardens
JPEGjpg crimsonkingSM.jpg r1 manage 71.8 K 2011-01-11 - 13:30 AnitaMoran  
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