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■(SPEC) 'Freckle Face' Iris domestica formerly Belamcanda chinensis

YYYY, unknown

'Freckle Face' Not regeistered but in commerce since 1990, See Geo. Park Seed Co. Possibly as long as 1943 see below; A dwarf form of the Blackberry liliy (Iris Domestica)

Not to be conrfused with TB 'Freckle Face'.

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freckle faceDetail of photo from Bob Pries


Rex Pearce 1943 Catalog describes a "New Dwarf" Belamcanda which may have been the origin of 'Freckled Face'; "NEW DWARF—“*erk(3-4)15. Dwarf, compact, close flower clusters just over the leaf-fans. Blossoms palest buff-apricot, shot with madder-red splashes. Scant seeder. 6 seeds for 15c."

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
freckle_face.jpgjpg freckle_face.jpg manage 48 K 23 Dec 2014 - 20:15 BobPries  
freckle_faceedt.jpgjpg freckle_faceedt.jpg manage 56 K 08 May 2020 - 14:03 Main.Harloiris Detail of photo from Bob Pries
Topic revision: r5 - 20 Nov 2021, BobPries
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