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(AB) 'Mountain Pottery'

1946, Sass Brothers

'Mountain Pottery' RB (Sass Brothers, R. 1946). AB, IMB, medium height. Early bloom. Dark reddish blended bitone (S9D). I. stolonifera X dwarf bearded. No information on introduction found in AIS checklists.

Also listed in IB web: 'Mountain Pottery'.

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From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: MOUNTAIN POTTERY AB (Sass Brothers, R. 1946). Seedling # NIA. IMB, medium height, E. I stolonifera X dwarf bearded. AIS Color Class: S9D (red squalens with bitone pattern). '76CL: Dark reddish blended bitone. Vallette: "Looks much like Little Master", which she described as having "S. lavender, edged brown; F. red-brown, edged purplish; typical stolonifera, but darker." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: An RB in both systems. Ref: AIS '49, p. 170; ASI '76, p. 59; Vallette, p. 173.
From Melrose Gardens catalog 1968: MOUNTAIN POTTERY (Sass '46) A couple of older varieties that are still very beautiful are finding a new home in Arilmed class. This one is a regelia hybrid and is a blue and bronze bitone. 1.50.

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