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(IB) 'Dorothea'

1901, Caparne

'Dorothea' (William J Caparne, 1901) IB. Early bloom. Color Code-B3L. Award of Merit Royal Horticultural Society 1916.

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From Bonnewitz catalog 1920: DOROTHEA. S. and F. deep lavender fading to light lavender; large, excellent flowers in profusion and opening like Japanese irises; 15-18 in. 35 cts; $3 a doz.
Dorothea 70-70 (Caparne, 1901). A.M., R.H.S. S. blue white faintly flushed lilac; F. same color but with a deeper lilac, tinged and irregularly streaked and mottled a deeper violet. The S. and F. lie out flat like a Japanese Iris, displaying a beautifully marked throat. $0.25.

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Topic revision: r12 - 27 May 2019, BetsyHiggins
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