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(TB) 'Alcina'

1931, Connell

'Alcina' ( Clarence Phillips Connell, R. 1927) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S3L. 'Ballerine' x unknown. Connell 1931.

Nursery Listings: Over The Garden Wall (Kellogg) 1931; Fairmount (Nesmith) 1931, Quality (Pattison) 1931[1934]; Skylands Farm (Peckham) 1932, 1937; Tip Top (Stuntz) 1938.

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From Longfield Iris Farms catalog, 1934: Alcina (80) (Con. 1931}. A glistening Iris with pale yellow standards and beautifully blended blue and gray falls. Thirty-two inches. $1.75.
ALCINA Bicolor, blend M-S3L Connell R.1927-I.1931. Brief: Large; S. deep olive buff slightly flushed with the deep lavender of the falls; 30 in. Details: S. arching; F. drooping to straight-hanging; haft and beard conspicuous; very fragrant. Remarks: A full flower, excellent in mass; apparently the gray blue sister of Nepenthe and Aubade. [R. S. Sturtevant, "Descriptions of Varieties, Part VI", A.I.S. Bulletin 53 (October 1934): 25.]
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (p. 87). The American Iris Society.

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