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(AB) 'Cream Tart'

1943, Hillson

‘Cream Tart' (H. M. Hillson, R. 1943). DB, height 5" (13 cm). Early bloom. Color Code-Y9M. Cream; olive and red markings on falls. Hill seedling X I. humilis ( arenaria).

Also listed in MDB web: 'Cream Tart'.

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.

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From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: CREAM TART DIS (H. M. Hillson, R. 1943). Sdlg #NIA.DB, low height, E. Hill seedling X I. arenaria. AIS Color Class: Y9M (yellow standards and red falls). '76 CL: S yellow; F medium red. Vallette: "cream, splashed oxblood." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: an RB in the Lawrence-based quantum system but the chromosome set code can't be determined; disenrolled when the modified Mathew system was adopted because I arenaria was reclassified as Psammiris. Ref: AIS '49, p. 81; ASI '76, p. 26; ASI '78YB, p. 64; Vallette, p. 172.

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Topic revision: r1 - 23 Sep 2017, Betsy881
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