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(TB) 'Chalcedony'

1928, Williamson

'Chalcedony' (E.B.Williamson, 1928). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S7L.

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From Longfield Iris Farms catalog, 1929: Chalcedony (Williamson No. 74, 1928). (Pedigree lost). Tall Bearded. Height 38 inches, branches high, flowers well spaced, 7 flowers. Flowers medium to large, 4-1/2 inches high and 3 inches wide. Standards arching cupped; obovate; Vinaceous Gray, shading to Old Gold at claw, with diffuse Maroon reticulations. Falls straight hanging, wedge shaped; Light Amparo Purple shading to Vinaceous Gray at the margin; haft to beyond the level of the beard, pale yellow, veined with Old Gold and diffuse Maroon; beard bright yellow. Style branches Pale Chalcedony Yellow; Vinaceous Gray along the mid-line. A distinct and refined flower giving a blended effect of pinkish lavender and light yellow. We have carried this variety in our garden for years and long observation confirms the opinion of qualified critics that it merits introduction. $3.00.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2012-04-28
Topic revision: r3 - 20 Feb 2018, BetsyHiggins
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