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■(AB) 'Little Lake'

1949, Muhlestein

'Little Lake' RB (Tell Muhlestein, R. 1949). AB, MB, medium height. Early bloom. Color Class-B1M. Medium blue self. I. hoogiana X 'Chivalry'. Tell 1951.

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From Tell's Iris Garden catalog, 1951: LITTLE LAKE (Muhlestein). Early-Midseason. (J.Sass' L hoogiana sdg. x Chivalry.) Small, true border iris somewhat reminiscent of Billet Doux. Quite blue with deeper shadings at the hafts. Sets some seed. Should be useful to bring in new blood, and perhaps "bluer" lines through hoogiana. 20 inches. No. 48-1. $5.00
From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: LITTLE LAKE (Muhlestein '51) EE 20" (J. Sass hoogiana Seedling X Chivalry). A small jaunty Iris with flaring falls. Tell says this is true blue and fertile both ways. $1.50
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: LITTLE LAKE AB (Tell Muhlestein, R. 1949). Seedling # NIA. MB, medium height, E. I hoogiana X Chivalry. AIS Color Class: BlM (medium blue self). '76 CL: Medium blue self. Court of lris: "true blue". Tell: "Quite blue with deeper shadings at the haft. "Vallette: "small flaring blue self" No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: An RB in both systems. Ref: AIS '49, p. 149; ASI '76, p. 51; Vallette, p. 173.
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