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(TB) 'Charmian'

1923, Dykes

'Charmian'. (William Rickatson Dykes, R. 1923). TB. Early bloom season. Color Code B1L. height 20-39" (50-98 cm). A bright, pure, light blue self, somewhat resembling the beautiful regelia Iris hoogiana: (Iris pallida X 'Alberti')

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From The Dykes Irises catalog 1929: CHARMIAN (1923) - An extremely free-flowering Pallida, often carrying eight fully open flowers at once on the branching stems. The colour is a bright pure light blue self which may best be compared to the best type of Iris Hoogiana, and it has a very conspicuous bright yellow beard. Standards erect with waved and frilled edges, falls straight hanging. Height 3 feet 3 inches. A strong grower.

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