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(AB) 'Over Here'

1938, White

'Over Here' ( Clarence G. White, R. 1938) TMB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S9D. (1/4 onc.).

Also listed in TB web: 'Over Here'.

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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Milliken catalog, 1940: OVER HERE (C. G. White). The standards of this unique iris are light Prussian red flushed with glowing violet, giving a beautiful antique bronze effect. The falls are blackish red-purple flushed in the center with pansy violet and quite heavily veined with deep brown. The haft is veined white and the beard is soft yellow. Flowers quite large and flaring on 36-inch stems. Exact parentage is lost, but "Over Here" is one-fourth oncocyclus. $.75; 3 for $2.00
From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1944: OVER HERE, 32" M, oncobred, silvery prussian red, lined in blackish crimson, white haft. $.75
From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: OVER HERE (White '38) M 32". This is reportedly one quarter Onco. It is of light silvery red with blackish crimson veins which are quite prominent about the almost white hafts. $.75.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: OVER HERE AB (Clarence G. White, R. 1938). Seedling # NIA. TMB, tall, midseason. Parentage unknown. AIS Color Class: S9D (red squalens with bitone pattern). '76 CL: Red-toned blend, dark. Rainbow: "Uniquely colored in light, silvery Prussian red and dark velvety crimson, lined in blackish crimson. Novel white haft with prominent veins." Vallette:"brownish-rose bitone, Tall type." White, 193_8. Notes: parentage listed as "ΒΌ onco" in '39 CL, which would make it an OB- in both systems. Ref: AIS'39, p. 414; ASI '76, p. 63;Vallette, p. 178.

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Topic revision: r10 - 05 Mar 2020, BetsyHiggins
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