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TB 39″ VE R4M

From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1948: “This is certainly a new color in iris- at least we have never seen anything like it. The name of Auburn was selected because it seems especially suited to the flower. Both standards and falls are coppery henna-brown, with an undertone of gold, and the falls have a brilliant patch of blue in the center at the tip of the beard. This is a remarkably vivid Iris which glows when seen a block’s distant. Very early, with 36″ stems.”

(Prince of Orange) X (Golden Tan sdlg: Far West x Junaluska), HM 1946.

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Auburn

Kleinsorge, 1945

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1940-1949
Fall Color: Brown/Rust
Standard Color: Brown/Rust
Pattern: Blend
Beard Color: Gold/Tan
Hybridizer: Kleinsorge
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