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(AB) 'Blue Topaz'

1933, Sass

'Blue Topaz' OGB (Jacob Sass, R. 1933). AB, DMB. Medium red and yellow bitone. 'Beatrix' X (I. pumila x Yellow seedling). Sass, 1933.

Also listed in MDB Web: 'Blue Topaz' and SDB Web: 'Blue Topaz'.

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From Sass catalog, 1937: BLUE TOPAZ (Jacob Sass, 1933) A striking combination of blue, brown, and green of delicate blending. Pale violet blue self with blackish brown blotch on fall. Two blooms on 12 to 15-inch stems. 25c
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: BLUE TOPAZ AB (Jacob Sass, R. 1933). Sdlg # NIA. DMB. Height and bloom season NIA.Beatrix X (pumila x Y Seedling). AIS Color Class: S3M (blue squalens, with bitone pattern). No description in '76 CL. Vallette: "light blue bitone, slightly onco." Sass, 1933. Notes: An 0GB in the quantum system, chromosome-set code can't be determined. Ref: AIS '39, p. 134;ASI '76, p. 19; Vallette, p. 175.

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Topic revision: r11 - 22 Sep 2017, Betsy881
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