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(TB) 'Angelo'

1920, Hort

'Angelo' ( Sir Arthur Hort, R. 1920) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3M. I. trojana x 'Amas'. Lemon fragrance. Declared nearly obsolete by 1949.

Nursery listings: Wallace 1920; Sheets 1928; Linwood 1940.

Additional Nurseries: Fairmount (Nesmith) 1931.

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From R. Wallace Co. catalog, 1922: ANGELO (Newlands, 1920), A pale purple bicolor on the lines of 'Lady Foster'. Strong straight stems bearing enormous flowers similar in shape to Lady Foster but rather deeper in colour. Standards pale lavender blue. Falls of a deeper tone, very long and broad. This is an exceedingly handsome plant and up to the same standard as Ann Page. 2½--3 ft. C IV. 42/-each.
American Iris Society. (n.d.). Alphabetical iris check list 1949: compiled from the records of the Registrar, Charles E.F. Gersdorff and Assistant Registrar, Mrs. Walter Colquitt, (p. 35). The American Iris Society.
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (p. 96). The American Iris Society.

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