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■(SDB) 'Brown Spectacle'

1977, Welch

'Brown Spectacle' (Walter Welch, R. 1976). Seedling K-539. SDB, height 12-14" (30-36 cm), Early bloom. Dark brown with darker spot on Falls. 'Fior Del Mondo' X unknown. Riverdale Iris 1977. Honorable Mention 1978.

Note: Registered SDB; Reference introduction shows MDB at 8".

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing BROWN SPECTACLE (Walter Welch). MDB, 8", Sdlg. K-539. (Fior del Mondo X unknown). Dark brown self with a darker spot in the falls. True browns are scarce in the miniatures, and this is a fine addition to the class. $6.00. Riverdale Iris Gardens.
 
 


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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SDB-BROWN-SPECTACLE.jpgjpg SDB-BROWN-SPECTACLE.jpg manage 66 K 21 Oct 2010 - 14:15 EleanorHutchison Don McQueen photo, London, Ont, Canada Z5
SDB-BROWN-SPECTACLE1.jpgjpg SDB-BROWN-SPECTACLE1.jpg manage 39 K 21 Oct 2010 - 14:15 EleanorHutchison Don McQueen photo, London, Ont, Canada Z5
SDB-BROWN-SPECTACLE116.jpgjpg SDB-BROWN-SPECTACLE116.jpg manage 16 K 09 Oct 2016 - 13:46 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
SDB-BROWN-SPECTACLE2.jpgjpg SDB-BROWN-SPECTACLE2.jpg manage 59 K 21 Oct 2010 - 14:15 EleanorHutchison Don McQueen photo, London, Ont, Canada Z5
brownspectacle01.JPGJPG brownspectacle01.JPG manage 65 K 27 Nov 2014 - 22:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
brownspectacle02.JPGJPG brownspectacle02.JPG manage 76 K 19 Jul 2015 - 01:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
brownspectacle03.JPGJPG brownspectacle03.JPG manage 211 K 21 Mar 2019 - 22:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
brownspectacle04.JPGJPG brownspectacle04.JPG manage 178 K 15 May 2017 - 21:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Laura Hawthorn-Toronto,Ontario-Canada
Topic revision: r14 - 21 Mar 2019, TLaurin
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