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(AB) 'Esdraelon'

1944, White

'Esdraelon' (OB) (Clarence G. White, R. 1944). AB, TMB, tall. Early bloom. Dark red self. 'Landmark' X unknown.

Also listed in TB web: 'Esdraelon'.

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From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: ESDRAELON (White '44) VE 32" (Landmark X ?). Landmark is an older origination of Mr. White's. The parentage is listed as Onco X Tall Bearded-thus Esdraelon is one quarter Onco. A bold purple flower of heavy substance and velvety texture with flaring falls. We have found it fertile both ways and await blooms from some of its progeny at this writing. Named for the great plain in Palestine mentioned in the Bible. $.50.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: ESDRAELON AB (Clarence G. White, R. 1944). Sdlg # NIA. TMB, tall, Early. Landmark X ?. AIS Color Class: RID (dark red self). '76 CL: Dark red self. Court of Iris: "A bold purple flower of heavy substance and velvety texture with flaring falls." Rainbow: "Big, boldpurple ... with whitish hafts having dark lines. Falls very velvety, dark rich purple." Vallette:"fairly large purplish red; onco form, but no signal." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: Classified as an OB by the '76 committee. Ref: AIS '49, p. 97; ASI '76, p. 33; Vallette, p. 176.
 
 

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Topic revision: r8 - 24 Sep 2017, Betsy881
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