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(TB) 'Faith By Bliss'

1921, Bliss

'Faith' (Arthur J. Bliss, 1921) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3M. 'Mme. Chereau' x 'Maori King'. Synonym: Leone Trenance. Wal 1921; Sheets 1938' AAA 127/

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From R. Wallace Co. catalog, 1922: FAITH (Bliss, 192l). A purple bicolor, late flowering and of a very clear distinct violet. Flowers of medium size with circular and drooping falls, velvety, and of a deeper tone than the standards, shading to a lighter colour at the margin. 2ft. This variety was last year described under the name of Leone Trenance. C IV. 3/- each.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: LEONE TRENANCE (Bliss 1922). An early and an exceptionally free flowering variety. S. pale lavender; F. slightly darker tone and much reticulated. A vigorous plant with strong, erect stems. 36 inches. Its free blooming and excellent growth make this a desirable Iris for landscape plantings. 75 cts. each; $2.00 for 3.
From Meadow Mountain Bulb Farm catalog 1929: LEONE TRENANCE. (Bliss 1925). Deep lavender blue. F. reticulated. B. orange. 34 ins. Early. Not overly large but one of the most profuse bloomers. 3 for 75c, 10 for $2.00.

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