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■(TB) 'Fire Ruby'

1964, Muhlestein

'Fire Ruby' (Tell Muhlestein, R. 1964). Seedling# 82. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-R3, Between Afghan red and Harvard crimson; falls purer red. 'Defiance' X 'Bang'. Tell 1964.

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From Tell’s Gardens catalog, 1964: FIRE RUBY (Muhlestein '64) ML 36 in. (Defiance x Bang) Afghan Red and Harvard Crimson (Maerz & Paul) the falls being richer and more pure red. Vigorous and very floriferous. #82. $15.00.
FIRE RUBY (Muhlestein '64) Large, well-formed flowers. The tight standards are crimson, the flaring falls deeper in tone. Excellent. [Ralph and Helen Lewis, “Iris from the Carolinas to Iowa and Ohio,” Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 179 (October 1965): 91.]

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