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Sturtevant, 1917


TB 36″ M S4L

From Weed’s Landscape Nursery catalog for 1924: “Grayish lavender shading to pinard yellow through the center.”

From Iris of Quality – Iris Fields, West LaFayette, Indiana 1927: “Grayish lavender blend, suffused with yellow through the center, 3-4 ft. A variety that appeals to the discriminating. It is best seen at sunset when the origin of the name becomes evident.”

From Carl Salbach Iris Catalog 1929:”Pinkish lavender grey Shading to buff style arms and rich yellow haft. 36 in

From Puget Sound catalog for 1928-29: “Flowers of loose pallida form. Soft lavender gray shading to buff with rich yellow at the haft. Well branched and of strong growth. Altogether a very attractive variety. 3 ft.”

(pallida X Aurea), FCC MHS 1915.


Iris Class:Bearded
Bearded Class:Tall Bearded
Fall Color:Lavender
Standard Color:Lavender
Beard Color:Lemon/Light Yellow
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