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(IB) 'Loppio'

before 1912, Foster

'Loppio' (Collected by Sir Michael Foster, before 1912) IB; Midseason bloom. Color Class B1M. Medium blue self. I. aphylla x I. pallida.

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From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: CENGIALTI LOPPIO — (The Ciengialti group is closely related to the Pallidas, and is noticeable for the neat globular flowers.) A new and pretty Iris with deep violet sweet-scented flowers, borne in clusters on long branching stems. Beard deep orange. The whole plant is exceedingly graceful both as to habit and to shape of flowers. The standards and falls are very long and perfectly elliptical in form. It blooms in May, producing its flowers in great profusion. Eighteen inches. 35¢.


Cengialti Altissima, Cengialti Loppio, Loppio Ceng.

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