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(AB) 'Captain Royal'

1943, Snyder

'Captain Royal' (W. S. Snyder, R. 1943). Seedling G-40. TB. Midseason/late bloom. Color Class-B1M. 'Béotie' x ( 'El Capitan' x 'Député Nomblot').

NOTE: This iris has not been accepted as an arilbred by the Aril Society International because it does not exhibit the aril characteristics necessary for ASI acceptance

Also listed in TB web: Captain Royal.

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From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: CAPTAIN ROYAL DIS (W. S. Snyder, R. 1943). Sdlg # NIA. TB, MLa. (Beotie X (El Capitan X Depute Nomblot). AIS Color Class: B1M (medium blue self). Omitted from the'76 Checklist. Rainbow: "Standards medium violet blue, arched, overlapping. Falls dark violet blue, velvety, very thick." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists.Notes: no aril content in registered pedigree, but Austin described it as a grandchild of Willaim Mohr and it was classified as oncobred before the quantum requirement was adopted. Ref: AIS '49, p.65.
(1943)...No. G-40, a royal purple self of large size, excellent form and substance, to be known as CAPTAIN ROYAL. [A.I.S. Bulletin 81:23/Oct 1943]

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