■(SPEC) 'King of the Blues'

1898, Barr "& Sons

'King of the Blues' (Barr & Sons, 1898) SPEC-Iris latifolia; flowers dark blue

See below:

King of the Blues.jpg

References:

Awaiting original catalog description
Barr & Sugdan 1914 notes "King of the Blues, the Finest Blue English Iris, flowers large and handsome, of a brilliant dark blue with the standards more or less flaked a darker shade, fine robust grower, ht. 22 in per too, 15/; per doz. 2/3 o 3"
Scheepers 1936 catalog notes "KING OF THE BLUES: Very fine deep blue. A very strong and vigorous grower. $.75 for 10; $5 per 100"
 
 

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Iris Species? Please visit the: Species Iris Group of North America website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.

 

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
Topic revision: r4 - 13 Feb 2022, BobPries
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback