first - photos taken in late evening with wind - i have no clue to the id of my iris - but, after looking around at many photos - could the iris possibly be "Vitafire?"
iris not so dark as the photo
Mr Toad, I don't have any historics...sorry, I can;t help.
This is a site that might help you find it.
Here is a link that might be useful: Iris
here is another one!
Here is a link that might be useful: historic iris
Garden Flame? Rose Wings?