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From Schreiner’s Iris Lover’s catalog for 1958: “Are you looking for a fresh-toned medium light blue of heavy substance, classic form, rugged constitution, fine height and extreme floriferousness – in other words, for an ideal garden blue that you can depend on for a mass of glorious color? If so, try Quicksilver. It is as rugged as it is beautiful and a clump will simply bowl you over with the exuberance of its bloom.”

(Distance X Chivalry).

Note: This variety was registered in 1950, but did not appear in the Schreiner’s catalog until 1953 – tho in the regular listings and not with that year’s introductions. Later catalogs list an intro date of 1953.

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Quicksilver

R. Schreiner, R. 1950 / I. 1953

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1950-1959
Fall Color: Medium Blue
Standard Color: Medium Blue
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer: Schreiner
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