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■(TB) 'Tabu'

1954, Schreiner

'Tabu' (Bernard Schreiner, R. 1954) TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Deep blackish violet, velvety luster on falls. 'Black Forest' x 'Storm King'. Schreiner 1954. HM 1954.

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From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: TABU (Schreiner 1954) M. 38 in. (Parentage not available). Said to be unmatched by any other dark iris in color and finish. A near perfect self of ebon blue black. Large and tall with imposing flowers of silken finish. H. M. 1951. 12.00.

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