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(AB) 'Wee Admiral'

1947, Marx

'Wee Admiral' OGB (Walter Marx, R. 1947). AB, DMB, low height, Late bloom. Dark blue-red self. Red dwarf bearded X 'Hermione'.

Also listed in MDB web: 'Wee Admiral'.

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From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1955: WEE ADMIRAL (Marx 1947) Each 1.00. Intense dark red purple of precise styling with semi-reflexcd falls. H.M., A.I.S. 1949.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: WEE ADMIRAL AB (Walter Marx, R. 1947). Seedling # NIA. DMB, low height, La. Red dwarf bearded X 'Hermione'. AIS Color Class: RID (dark red self). '76 CL: Dark blue-red self. Rainbow: "Stunning blackish mulberry; falls velvety. Buds black." Vallette: "wee darkred violet, darker signal." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: An 0GB in the quantum system, probably an OGB- in the chromosome-set system; Austin gives its pedigree as Crysoro X Charon. Ref: AIS '49, p. 254; ASI '76, p. 89; Vallette, p. 179.
 
 

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Topic revision: r13 - 13 Mar 2020, Betsy881
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