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■(SDB) 'Ruby Contrast'

1971, Brown

'Ruby Contrast' (Alta Brown, R. 1970) Seedling# M 1404-27. SDB, 13" (33 cm), Early bloom. Standards maroon (1030/3), darker midrib, ruffled; falls deeper maroon (1030) with darker velvety overlay; aster violet beard. Seedling# M 1293-7: ('Snow Troll' x 'Lilli-Var') X 'Gingerbread Man'. Brown's Iris 1971. Honorable Mention 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing RUBY CONTRAST. 13". E. Ruffled, rich deep maroon-red with dark blackish velvet overlay on the wide flaring falls. The bushy aster violet beard gives good color contrast. No. M 1404-27 (Snow Troll x Lilli-Var) X Gingerbread Man). $7.50. Brown's Iris Garden.

From AIS Bulletin #210 July 1973:13. RUBY CONTRAST - very dark red-purple, velvety falls, with a startling violet-blue beard, lightly ruffled.


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Topic revision: r19 - 25 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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