'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' x 'Yuma'). Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens 1961.
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
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