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From Melrose Gardens catalog for 1967: “Imagine growing iris that never has two stems with the same color flowers! That’s Humoresque. The flowers on a single stem will be much alike but not at all similar to the flowers on the stem next to it. The color varies from white with a few dashes of violet to a medium violet with splashes of white and everything in between! – and mostly between. Phenomenally different. An inheritable characteristic, too, the pattern passes on to the seedlings.”

(Snow Flurry X Witteman sdlg.: (Maisie Lowe x Stratosphere)).

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Humoresque

Keppel, R. 1961 / I. 1962

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1960-1969
Fall Color: Lavender
Standard Color: Lavender
Pattern: Speckled or Broken
Beard Color: Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer: Keppel
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