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From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1946: “A seedling of Bryce Canyon. The coloring is close to that of cordovan leather – a deep coppery oxblood tone, very rich and glossy. Standards are coppery rose-red, the hafts are finely netted with minute webbing and the falls have a distinct frill or ruffle. Very large and well branched.”

From Schreiner’s Iris Lover’s catalog for 1952: “A very rich brown-red with a glossy finish like a piece of fine textured cordovan leather. A seedling of the famous Bryce Canyon, it has the unusualness of coloring of this famous Iris. A nice rich blend.”

(sdlg X Bryce Canyon), HM 1947, AM 1951.

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Kleinsorge, R&I 1946

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