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■(AB) 'Illusion'

1943, Kleinsorge

'Illusion' (Rudolph Kleinsorge, R. 1943). TB, 30", Very late bloom. Lilac-pink self with tawny brown overlay at hafts; brown tipped beard. 'Ormohr' x 'Red Cross'.

Note: Also listed in TB web: 'Illusion'.

See below:


From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: ILLUSION Disqualified. (R. E. Kleinsorge, R. 1943). Seedling # NIA. TMB, L. Ormohr X Red Cross. AIS Color Class: BIL: (Light blue self). Court of Iris: "orchid self'. Rainbow: "pearly orchid pink. Beard brown-tipped, ending in a highly novel crest." Vallette: "orchid pink, beautifully domed S., but no onco." Kleinsorge, 1943. Notes: 1/8 onco, qualified as an arilbred until the quantum requirement was adopted; counted as having 48 chromosomes. Ref: AIS '49, p.129; ASI '78 YB, p. 64; Vallette, p. 190.

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