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(TB) 'Gabriel'

1921, Bliss

'Gabriel' (Arthur J. Bliss, R. 1921) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class -B3M. 'Tartarin' x 'Morwell'.

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From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: GABRIEL (Bliss 1923). A magnificent new novelty with enormous flowers of perfect form and erect carriage. S. bright, clear steel-blue; very broad and rounded, and finely arched; F. light violet-blue, suffused deeper at the haft, as broad as the standards and flat hanging. Very vigorous and strong in growth, with strong, well-branched stems four feet high. Said to be a greatly improved "E. H. Jenkins." $20.00 each.
From Quality Gardens catalog 1931: GABRIEL (Bliss 1923) (Illustrated on page 13) M. 44". The growth is exceptionally vigorous, with strong, well branched stems. The enormous flowers are perfect form and erect carriage. S. bright, clear, steel blue, very broad and rounded and finely arched. F. bright violet blue, suffused deeper at the haft, and as broad as the standards. A very free bloomer and one of the most satisfactory Iris we grow. $2.25.

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