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■(SDB) 'Demon'

1972, Hager

'Demon' (Ben Hager , R. 1971). Seedling SDB2234C. SDB, 12" (30 cm), Midseason bloom. Dark red-black self; dark beard. 'Zing' X seedling M20031: ('Dark Fairy' x 'Shine Boy'). Melrose Gardens 1972. High Commendation 1971; Honorable Mention 1973; Judges Choice 1973 & 1974; Award of Merit 1976.

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From 1972 Melrose Garden catalog: DEMON. In case you happen across this evil little fellow, don't panic! He's really just a very dark, black maroon, small iris. Near orbicular flaring falls and rounded closed standards; the beards are blue. Classy full form, good size relationships, floriferous and an increaser. HC 1971. 10.00.
DEMON (Hager '72)-Here we have depth of color in a sooty red-black of good rounded form. It is definitely a "must-have" and one that is without color competition today. [Joe Gatty, “A Median Review,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Vol. 55, No. 214 (July 1974): 56.]
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Topic revision: r25 - 02 Nov 2023, Af83
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