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TB 36″ M B1D

From Schreiner’s Iris Lover’s catalog for 1947: “One of the giant iris blooms. Simply gargantuan violet self. Surprisingly good substance for such a mammoth flower. Heavy branched stems.”

From National Iris Gardens catalog for 1948: “Gigantic blooms of almost a bi-color, in tones of violet. About the largest in the iris family.”

From Lyon’s Irisland catalog for 1949: “Quite huge are these blooms with steel blue standards and violet-blue falls.”

(Dolly Madison X Purissima?).

Note: Bloom CC correction in 1949 CL.

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William A. Setchell

Brehm, R&I 1938

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1930-1939
Fall Color: Purple
Standard Color: Purple
Pattern: Bitone
Beard Color: Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer: Brehm
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