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■(AB) 'Professeur Mitchell'

1930, Cayeux

'Professeur Mitchell' (Ferdinand Cayeux, 1930). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class B7D.
Note: Also list in TB web: Professeur Mitchell.

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.

See below:


Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1931, 5e série, Tome IV, p. 266.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: PROFESSOR MITCHELL. Disenrolled. (Jean Cayeaux, R. 1930). Seedling # NIA.TB, M. Parentage unknown. AIS Color Class: B7D (dark blue self with red undertones). Rainbow "A large red violet, almost a claret color, with velvety falls." Vallette: "big rosy mulberry TB" No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: Vallette lists it as an oncobred and gives the pedigree as David X RC Terpischore, which implies that it had been recorded as such with ASI; omitted from 1976 Checklist. Ref: AIS '39, p. 443-444; Vallette, p. 179.


Professeur S. B. Mitchell, as listed in Bulletin de la SNHF; Professor Mitchell; Sidney B. Mitchell; Sidney Michell; Sidney Mitchell.

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