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From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1957: “The picture on the opposite page does not do justice to this new plum-colored iris with the rosy glow and soft brown hafts. Unique in color, the flowers large and perfectly formed; we are quite sure that you will find it a lovely garden subject and one that will attract immediate attention in any collection of the very finest. Not a gay color but rather one of subtle richness. Height 3 feet or over.”

(sdlg 357B x (sdlg 332 x sdlg 305A)).

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Rose Amethyst

Kleinsorge, R&I 1957

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1950-1959
Fall Color: Mauve/Rose
Standard Color: Mauve/Rose
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Gold/Tan
Hybridizer: Kleinsorge
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