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■(TB) 'Chicago'

1969, Marsh

'Chicago' (James Marsh, R. 1968). Seedling# 67-42. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-RV1P, Orchid self (RHS 75B). 'Orchid Dancer' X pink seedling. Marsh 1969.

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From AIS Bulletin #193 April 1969 Introducing CHICAGO (Marsh '69). 38". M. Sdlg. 67-42. Orchid Dancer X 65-40. A huge orchid seedling from pink breeding. This very large iris not only has huge flowers but the whole plant is oversize. It produces up to thirteen lilac colored flowers on a S shaped stalk that gives fine spacing. The ruffled standards are closed and the very wide falls are ruffled, with a lighter shading below a very red beard. This one is a very long bloomer with the last flower good. If you want to breed for size, this is the one. Fertile both ways. $25.00 each, two for $45.00, three or more $20.00 each. James Marsh.

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