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■(TB) 'Royal Beauty'

1932, McKee

'Royal Beauty' (William McKee, R. 1932) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Cass-B7D. 'Dominion' x I. trojana) X 'Souv. De Mme Gaudichau'. Honorable Mention 1931, Award of Merit 1932.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1938:_ ROYAL BEAUTY (McKee 1932) An intense deep velvety blue; tall and well branched. Honorable Mention, A. I. S. 1931. Award of Merit, A. I. S. 1932. $1.00
Royal Beauty (McKee, 1932). S. clear blue; F. velvety blue. 40 inches. $0.25. [Williamson Iris, Longfield Iris Farm. Catalog. 1942]
From Maple Valley Iris Gardens catalog, 1937:ROYAL BEAUTY (McKee 1932) M. 40 in. A handsome deep rich blue of regal carriage and one of the finest of this type. Stands are. clear, intense blue, falls deeper in color and of a brilliant velvety shade. Tall, widely branched stalks carry many well balanced blooms. H. M., 1931, A. M., 1933. The very best blue at this price. $1.00.

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