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TB 43″ L S9M

From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1943: “Gay and brilliant, a blended bi-color of buff golden and broad plush-like falls of glowing red brown. Now there are many irises in this color combination, but this one is not the ordinary variegata type that you might expect. In the first place, it is a perfectly gigantic flower, with the falls slightly waved at the edges. And there is a coppery orange suffusion about it that makes it appear more as a blend than a definite bi-color. This is another of the very latest varieties, extending the iris season after most others have passed by.”

(Y sdlg #245 x Y sdlg #255), HM 1944.

Provenance: Image 2 from garden of L Munro, acquired from Bluebird Iris Garden c. 2000

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Dr. R.E. Kleinsorge, 1943 / 1943

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1940-1949
Fall Color: Brown/Rust
Standard Color: Orange
Pattern: Bitone
Beard Color: Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer: Kleinsorge
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