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■(JI) 'Magic Lantern'

1954, Marx

'Magic Lantern' (Walter Marx, R. 1954) JI, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Color Class-5. Pale-lavender self, veined purple on Falls. Parentage unknown. Marx 1954.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: MAGIC LANTERN (Marx 1954) Each $5.00 A quaint and winsome iris, one to engage the fancier's attention because there is nothing else like it. The salient features are the brushed red purple tips of both standards and falls just as if each petal had been dipped in colored liquid. Ground color is pale lavender or off white softly veined rose purple. Altogether a most unusual and fascinating iris that will intrigue you. Medium size double of flaring form. 3½ feet. Midseason.

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magiclantern01.JPGJPG magiclantern01.JPG manage 60 K 23 Apr 2020 - 15:55 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1959 Walter Marx Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
magiclantern02.JPGJPG magiclantern02.JPG manage 73 K 23 Apr 2020 - 15:56 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1959 Walter Marx Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
magiclantern1.JPGJPG magiclantern1.JPG manage 456 K 04 Feb 2020 - 14:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Walter Marx-Scanned 1958 transparencies.
Topic revision: r9 - 23 Apr 2020, TLaurin
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