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■(AR) 'Vulcanus'

Van Tubergen

'Vulcanus' (C. G. Van Tubergen, not registered). AR, 17" (45 cm); Early bloom. Bronzy scarlet, blended with crimson. Beard dark blue. ( Iris korolkowii X Iris stolonifera ). Introduced 1946. [Iris korolkowii Regel X Iris stolonifera Maxim].

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From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: Vulcanus was the god of fire and made armor for the Olympic gods. He was the only immortal who was both lame and ugly. Generally accepted as the son of Zeus and Hera and the husband of Aphrodite, who was usually busy with the affairs of love. The flower is slender and pointed of chocolate-brown. There is a glossy violet blotch in the center of the beard upon which is a blue beard. Early bloom. 18". $1.00.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: VULCANUS AR (C. G. Van Tubergen, NR). Sdlg # NIA. I korolkowii X I stolonifera. 44 chromosomes. Brown-red and purple-red blend; blue beard. Court of Iris: "chocolate brown with violet patch and a blue beard." Rainbow: "E-17". Bronzy scarlet, blended with crimson. Beard dark blue." Vallette: "bronzy scarlet, dark blue beard." Van Tubergen, 1946. Notes: '78 CL Addendum reported it was counted as 44 chromosomes. Ref: AIS '79, p. 283; ASI '78, p. 9; Vallette, p. 170.

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