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■(AR) 'Clotho'

before 1915, Van Tubergen

'Clotho' ( C. G. Van Tubergen,). Regeliocyclus RC; S9D; "Standards deep purple, darker veins, Falls brown, veins and blotch darker. (( I. korolkowii x I. paradoxa ) X 'Artemis'). Award of Merit-BC 1915. [¼ + ¼ Iris korolkowii Regel, ¼ Iris paradoxa Steven, ¼ Iris mariae Barbey].

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From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: Remember the Three Fates? Well, Clotho was the Spinner. Deep purple veins cover a lighter tone in the standards and the purple falls are veined with black and there is also a sable beard. Parentage not recorded. $1.00.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: CLOTHO AR (C. G. Van Tubergen, BRS). Sdlg #NIA. RC. Height and bloom season NIA. (I korolkowii x I paradoxa) X Artemis. AIS Color Class: S9D (red squalens with bitone pattern). '76 CL: Pink to reddish bitoned blend, dark. Introduced before 1915. Court of lris: "Deep purple veins cover a light toned standard, while black veins net the purple falls ...sable beard". Notes: Name approved; an RC under the quantum system and probably under the chromosome-set system as well. Ref: AIS '39, p. 168; ASI '76, p. 25.

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