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(TB) 'Altiora'

1927, Bliss

'Altiora' (Arthur J. Bliss, R. 1927) TB. Color Class B1L. 'Raleigh' x 'Gabriel'.

Designated obsolete in 1939 Checklist:91.

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From Glen Road Iris Garden catalog 1932: ALTIORA (Bliss 1927, Sturt. 1932) (Raleigh x Gabriel) A splendid light violet-blue bicolor of fine form and largest size; named on account of its height; 54 in. 15.00,
ALTIORA. (Raleigh x Gabriel). Bicolor B1L Bliss-Sturtevant 1932 Brief.Stalk well-branched; S. bluish lavender with tips adpressed; F. lavender violet fading mauve at edge, flaring to drooping; 45 in. Details. Spathes inflated, with keel; beard white, yellow tipt. Remarks. Blue tone of E. H. Jenkins or Azure. [R. S. Sturtevant, "Descriptions of Varieties, Part VI", A.I.S. Bulletin 53 (October 1934): 26.]

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