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■(TB) 'Claremont Classic'

1968, Babson

'Claremont Classic' (Sanford Babson, R. 1965). Seedling# 0-39-1. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Sapphire blue self; self beard. 'Goodness' X 'Commentary'. Melrose 1968. Honorable Mention 1970.

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From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1968: CLAREMONT CLASSIC (Sanford Babson '68) 38" Midseason (Goodness X Commentary). This iris is named in honor of the Claremont Hotel, 1968 Convention Headquarters. The soft translucent, pale blue of a spring sky is reflected in the dew fresh blossoms of the fluted, ruffled, form-perfect iris and it shimmers with all the titillating eagerness of a spring day. Ideal branching and bud count plus the rampant growth of the handsome plants are very worthwhile additions. $25.00
 

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