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Candy Lilies Norris

'Candy Lilies' (Sam Norris about 1970 (Iris Norrissii) Fertile hybrids many generations from original crosses. Available as a mixture of many color combinations; plants intermediate between original parentage; Iris dichotoma X Belamcanda chinensis 'Avalon Hybrids' (now Iris domestica): introduced to commerce by George W. Park Seed.

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candy lillies.jpgF1 of x Norrisii.jpg


Sam Norris after years of trying was finally succesful in making the cross between Belamcanda (Iris domestica) and Iris dichotoma. This is an image of one of the resulting flowers in the first generation of seedlings. Geo.W.Park Seed Co. Marketed the first x norrisii as Candy Lilies Candy Lilies

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-02
Topic revision: r10 - 26 Sep 2022, BobPries
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