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■(JI) 'Reign Of Glory'

1953, Marx

'Reign Of Glory' (Walter Marx, R. 1953) JI (double), 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards silvery blue, Falls deeper blue. 'Mrs. J. A. Hayden' X 'Nagao-zan'. Marx 1953.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: REIGN OF GLORY (Marx 1953) Each $6.00 A rare beauty for the fancier who seeks the ultimate in charm and unique color pattern. At first glance the color might be described as silvery blue but close inspection of the flower reveals a most intricate network of fine delicate stippling and reticulations of sky blue over a white ground. This color scheme intensifies towards the outer margins which are solid violet blue. Fully double 8 to 9 inch flowers on well branched stems produced over a long period. The exquisite color, the graceful outline and the light ruffling of every flower combine to give us one of the most beautiful seedlings ever made available to lovers of iris Kaempferi. Height 40 inches. Midseason.
From Tempo Two AU catalog, 1974: REIGN OF GLORY (Marx '53 USA) Double Mid-season. An older variety still very popular and one of the easiest to grow. Color is silvery bluish mauve with a heavy white radiating ray pattern from gold signals. Strong grower. $1.50.

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reignofglory01.JPGJPG reignofglory01.JPG manage 804 K 19 Dec 2015 - 22:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
reignofglory1.JPGJPG reignofglory1.JPG manage 73 K 23 Apr 2020 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1959 Walter Marx Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
reignofglory5.JPGJPG reignofglory5.JPG manage 136 K 28 May 2020 - 15:23 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r13 - 28 May 2020, Harloiris
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