( Col. Jesse Nicholls
, R. 1932) TB Midseason late bloom. Color Class-B3D. 'Ambassadeur'
. Award of Merit 1936.
| From Maple Valley Iris Gardens catalog, 1937: VALOR (Nich. 1932) A stately and glowing velvety royal purple with every good quality. The large perfectly shaped blooms have domed standards of blue violet, and wide falls of deep. rich, violet purple. H. M. 1932. A. M.. 1936. By far the best medium priced purple. 50c.
| From Marble Iris Gardens catalog, 1957: VALOR (Nicholls 1932). ML. 42 in. Deep blackish blue bicolor of fine large size and color. The standards are domed and the falls are slightly spreading and wide. In the bright sunlight this Iris often appears to be crimson. The flowers are very fragrant. A.M. 1936. Each 60c; 3 for $1.50.
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