■(TB) 'Red Mantle'
(H. Valmar Slamova
by Philip Edinger
, R. 1999). TB, 35" (89 cm). Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Dark carmine red, falls veined blackish carmine; beards yellow. 'Joseph's Mantle'
X ('Tea Rose'
). Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens 1961.
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| From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1961: RED MANTLE. A reblooming red in the color of the Rose which is named Red Delight. There is a cast of cerise near the center of the wide falls which are darker in color. We are co-introducing with RAINBOW HYBRIDIZING GARDENS, Obtain from them, please. THE COURT OF IRIS '61 M 35". (Joseph's Mantle) X (Tea Rose x Yuma). net $20.00.
| From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: RED MANTLE (Slamova '61) ++ 35". A deep red, nearly a self, of remarkable size, rounded form & heavy substance. Standards dark carmine. Falls strongly flaring, broad, rounded, dark carmine, veined in carmine-black; beard yellow. Tall, well-branched stalks. Foliage remains green late into fall. Bloomed well for us from mid Oct. up to Feb. except for periods of extreme cold. In a mild climate is likely to bloom most of winter. Pollen fertile. (Joseph's Mantle X (Tea Rose x Yuma)). Regularly $7.50; on $10 order $4.95; on $25 order $3.95.
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