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From Eden Road catalog for 1959: “Bright cornflower blue self with a blue-tipped beard. Form is smooth and tailored yet it has a jaunty air due to the dip in the center of the flaring falls. A beauty from England.”

From Walter Marx’s Gardens catalog for 1959: “Smoothly finished deep cornflower blue with blue-tipped beard. Tailored with semi-flaring falls. Midseason to late. 3 feet.”
(Mirette X Blue Ensign), English Dykes Medal 1953.

From Long’s catalog 1959 :” A very rich cornflower blue of tailored form and semi-flaring falls. The finish is sleek and the coloring is accented by a blue beard.”

From Schreiner’s 1961: “An iris which will stand out in your recollection because of the intense cornflower blueness of its color. Sharply flaring form.”

From EdenRoad 1958: “Bright cornflower blue self with a blue tipped beard. Form is smooth and tailored yet it has a jaunty air due to the dip in the center of the flaring falls”.

Provenance: Both images 1. and 2. were photographed in the Rebert Garden, Westminster Md. in 2006. They have not yet been vetted. Since  bogus Arabi Pashas have been disseminated in this country,  there is  ongoing research currently being done to determine the authenticity of the Rebert  AP. The last B&W image signed ‘Ansley’ is from the BIS yearbook of 1952 and was taken by Brummitt.

Arabi Pasha Identification Information

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Arabi Pasha

Anley, R. 1951 / I. 1954

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1950-1959
Standard Color: Medium Blue
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Blue/Purple
Hybridizer: Anley
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