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TB 44″ M B9D

From Quality Gardens catalog for 1930: “A tall upstanding bicolor of a strong reddish cast, the rich Dahlia purple falls giving the dominant color note. Very large flowers, This was shown in England in 1927 and 1928 and attracted a great deal of attention and admiration.”

From Oakhurst Gardens catalog for 1939: “A tall, upstanding bi-color of a strong reddish cast, the rich Dahlia purple falls giving the dominant color note. Very large flowers beginning early and continuing over a long season. As a garden plant in a class with San Gabriel and Frieda Mohr, and between the two in blooming season.”

Provenance: Images 1,2 from Presby Iris Gardens, Montclair NJ, c. 2010

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Mauna Loa

Berry, 1926

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1920-1929
Fall Color: Magenta/Plum
Standard Color: Magenta/Plum
Pattern: Bitone
Beard Color: Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer: Berry
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