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TB EM oncobred S5D

From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1944: “New onco-bred from Southern California which seems to be perfectly hardy. It has tall stems reaching 3 feet or over, with several very large flowers per stalk. Color is very rich and brilliant metallic violet, with distinct blue blaze on the falls.”

From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1946: “An onco-bred from Southern California which seems to be perfectly hardy. It has tall stems reaching 3 feet or over, with several large flowers per stalk and with a distinct blue blaze on the falls.”

From Tell’s Iris Gardens catalog for 1951: “(Regelia derivative X “Onco hybrid”) Metallic deep mulberry.

From National Iris Gardens catalog for 1947: “Rich, metallic violet flowers with a distinct blue blaze on the falls. Only slight markings show the oncobred strain. Abundance of flowers.”

From Marble Iris Gardens catalog for 1952: “Metallic violet blossoms with a blaze of blue on the falls. The petals are darker around the edges and burnished with a metallic lighter shade in the center. This beautiful Iris is an onco-bred and very irisdescent. A lovely cut flower.”

(Regelia derivative X “Onco hybrid”), HM 1943, AM 1945.

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Sheriffa

C.G. White, 1941

Iris Class: Aril/Arilbred
Age: 1940-1949
Fall Color: Magenta/Plum
Standard Color: Magenta/Plum
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Blue/Purple
Hybridizer: White CG
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