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■(MTB) 'Quirk'

1972, Brown

'Quirk' (Alta Brown, R. 1971). Seedling #M 1076-1. MTB, 19" (48 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards bright yellow (Wilson 3); falls pale yellow (near white) with wine-red veining, ending in a spot of wine-red at tip; yellow beard. 'Dainty Dancer' X 'Desert Quail'. Brown's Iris 1972. Honorable Mention 1973; Williamson-White Award 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing QUIRK. 19". EML. Standards are bright yellow; flaring rounded falls are pale yellow, near white, overlaid with wine-red veining ending in a solid spot of wine-red at the tip of the falls. Well branched and many buds. Unusual and different, excellent for arrangements. M 1076-1. (Dainty Dancer x Desert Quail). $5.00. Brown's Iris Garden.
Everybody loves QUIRK ('71), a jaunty little variegata with delicately drawn veining and a tiny triangular dab of red at the tip of each fall there's nothing else quite like it. [Jean Witt, “Miniature Tall Bearded Varietal Comment,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Vol. 55, No. 214 (July 1974): 60.]
 
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Topic revision: r17 - 31 Jul 2023, dougchyz
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