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Hybridizer Rev. A. K. Edmison

Brighton, Ontario, Canada

Rev. Alexander Keayes Edmison (1885 -1961) was an avid flower lover, breeder of gladiolus, delphiniums and iris, who grew them in his gardens in Listowel, Ontario, where his association with Lloyd Zurbrigg began. He continued his work while in Walkerton, Ontario after 1951, and after retirement in 1955, in Brighton, Ontario. [CIS-N 7- 67; Zurbrigg address to the Canadian Iris Society in 1993] He grew many of Zurbrigg’s seedlings while Lloyd was an undergraduate in Toronto and at post graduate studies in Indiana.[CIS-N 7-67]. (Researched by Don McQueen)


Tall Bearded: 'Armour Bright', 'Deep Pink', 'Levina Copeland', 'Maybelle Martyn', 'Pianissimo', Royal Canadian', 'Sultan's Armor', 'Sultan's Capitol', 'Wabashine'.

-- Main.RPries - 2012-05-18
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