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From The Wing Seed Co. catalog for 1920: “New. Cattaleya-mauve in various shades from a tinted white in style arms and base of falls to the deeper coloring at the tips of divisions, giving a lovely effect of shading. All divisions very broad and full, standards ruffled. Flower of beautiful form and large size. Vigorous plant. Three feet.”

From Bonnewitz Irises catalog for 1926: “A superb widely expanded, thick petaled flower of rich silvery lilac, which shows a delightful pink tone in the early hours of the morning, and also after about five o’clock in the afternoon.”

From Treholme Gardens catalog for 1928: “S. pure light aniline-blue; F. bright pale violet; a conspicuous light orange beard. A silvery pink effect. A beautiful Pallida, vigorous but not free flowering some seasons.”

From Indian Springs Farms catalog for 1931: “S. light mauve; F. Chinese violet; both somewhat ruffled. 3ft.”

From Storrs & Harrison Co, Painesville Ohio, Painesville Nurseries, 1921 ” One of the choicest of the Pallida Flowers very large and refined, uniformly colored a soft shade of Cattleya rose, ecept for a weakening to almost white at the claws. ”

AM RHS 1915 & 1916.

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Goos & Koenemann, 1910

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1900-1919
Fall Color: Lavender
Standard Color: Lavender
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer: Goos & Koenemann
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