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(SPU) 'Bronze Butterfly'

1951, Brenan

'Bronze Butterfly' ( Edward Brenan, R. 1950) SPU, 48" (122 cm), Midseason bloom. Bronze and yellow bitone. 'Bronzspur' x 'Ochraurea'. Tell 1951. Honorable Mention 1951.

Note: Hybridizer listed as Brennan in Iris Register.

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From Tell’s Iris Garden catalog, 1951: BRONZE BUTTERFLY (Rev. E. H. Brenan). Midseason. (Bronzspur x Ochraurea.) Rich bronze brown that should. be highly useful for hybridizing purposes for this color, yellows and blends. Falls not quite as flaring as some, yet they hold their shape well. $10.00 (Spurias shipped after Sept. lst.)

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