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■(JI) 'Doris Childs'

1926, Childs

'Doris Childs' (John Childs, 1926). JI. Double. Color Class-4.

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From Childs catalog, 1931: Pearl white deeply veined rosy plum. Center petals deep plum edged white. $3.50.
From Flowerfield Bulb Farm catalog 1942: Doris Childs. Each 60c, Six $3.00. Carried on tall, straight stems, the double row of large pink petals is deeply veined in purple, giving a color contrast of outstanding beauty. This Iris really should be used as an accent point rather than for a background planting.

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Topic revision: r6 - 25 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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