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■(TB) 'Clearfire'

1981, Stevens

'Clearfire' (Stephen Stevens, R. 1979). Seedling# 76-12-31. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early bloom. Ruffled mahogany red (RHS 59B) self; self beard. 'Red Raven' X 'Post Time'. Roderick Iris Garden 1981. Honorable Mention 1983; Favorite Guest 1984.

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Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo scanned from the 1989 Schreiners catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Hornbaker Gardens

References:

From AIS Bulletin #241 April 1981 Introducing CLEARFIRE-TB, 36", early to midseason (Stevens '81). $25.00. A vibrant, ruffled mahogany red (RHS 59B) self; self beard. Large flower with excellent branching and up to ten buds. Impeccable self with no white marks in hafts, east grower. No. 76-12-31: (Red Raven X Post Time). HC 1979. Roderick Iris Garden.
 

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-11-06
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ClearFireEI.jpgjpg ClearFireEI.jpg manage 50 K 10 Dec 2012 - 17:44 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
ClearFireHG.jpgjpg ClearFireHG.jpg manage 70 K 19 Mar 2012 - 23:31 BetsyHiggins Photo by Hornbaker Gardens
clearfire03.JPGJPG clearfire03.JPG manage 92 K 26 Jun 2014 - 19:17 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
clearfire04.JPGJPG clearfire04.JPG manage 70 K 26 Jun 2014 - 19:19 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
clearfire1.jpgjpg clearfire1.jpg manage 41 K 26 Nov 2018 - 22:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
clearfire9.JPGJPG clearfire9.JPG manage 292 K 02 Nov 2020 - 03:36 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1989 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r15 - 26 Jan 2023, DougChyz
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