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■(TB) 'Carthusian'

About 1906, Marshall

'Carthusian' ( J. W. Marshall, about 1906). TB, 24", Early midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M. 'Dalmatica' x I. mesopotamica. Award of Merit (R.H.S.) 1908, shown by Marshall.

Nursery listings: Dykes, abt. 1920; Wing 1920; Treholme (Sheets) 1928; Forbes 1938; Rowancroft (Blacklock) 1938; Tip Top 1938.

Other nurseries not listed: Tip Top 1936.

See below:

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From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: CARTHUSIAN. New handsome hybrid with large full flowers of great substance. S. bright blue; F. darker blue with violet tinge, deep and velvety-brown at claw. Two feet. 75c.
From Movilla Gardens catalog, 1921: CARTHUSIAN. (Marshall, about 1906.) A. M., R. H. S.1906. S. clear lavender-blue; F., darker blue, reticulated brown at claw. Early and fragrant, but often a poor grower. 24 inches.
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (p. 151). The American Iris Society.
From Longfield Iris Farm catalog, 1930: CARTHUSIAN (Marshall, 1906). Large, crinkled, bluish-lavender flowers on strong stems, three feet. Fragrant. $1.00.
The Garden, an illustrated weekly journal of horticulture in all its branches. Vol. 72(1908), p. 315.
Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, Vol 53(1928), p. 127. Pt. 1, 116-160. Jan. 1928, Trials.

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Carthusian.jpgjpg Carthusian.jpg manage 177 K 26 Oct 2020 - 15:23 UnknownUser Scanned by David Potembski from The Garden, Vol. 72, p. 315. Biodiversity online Heritage Library.
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