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(TB) 'Duke Of York'

1923, Perry

'Duke Of York' (Amos Perry, 1923) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3L. 'Iris King' x unknown.

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From Perry's Hardy Plant Farm catalog, 1924: DUKE OF YORK (No. 77). This beautiful cross-bred Pallida closely resembles Marjorie Tinley; stout branching stems bearing many gigantic flowers of perfect shape and texture, well over 4 ft. high; standards measuring 2¾" across, soft mauve-blue faintly stained bronze; F. soft mauve-blue conspicuously illuminated with a bold orange beard. 12/6 each.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: DUKE OF YORK (Perry 1925). A giant flower of perfect shape and heavy texture, standing well over 48 inches high. S. broad, soft mauve-blue, faintly stained bronze; F. soft mauve-blue, conspicuously lightened by a bold orange beard. $3.50 each.
 
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