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■(TB) 'Horned Amethyst'

1960, Austin

'Horned Amethyst' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1959). Seedling# J-La-40. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class V1, Amethyst self, horned beard. Seedling X 'Pink Tower'. Rainbow 1960.

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Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: HORNED AMETHYST (Austin '60) M-36". One of the most consistent of all horned Iris in producing striking long horns, usually 1" to 1-1/2" long, sometimes lightly spooned. A self in scintillating amethyst, of novel form, w1th falls somewhat rolled 1n from sides. Pollen variable; a good seed setter. (JS-M-176B x 638) X Pmk Tower. Rh1zomes naturally small. Regularly $2.00; on $10 order $1.30; on $25 ordor 95c; 3 for $2.40.

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
  • This photo is incorrect - Horned Amethyst is a self, not a plicata. -- JeanRichter - 20 Mar 2012
  • More precisely - "The Iris Fan"'s photo is incorrect. The Bluebird Haven photo is accurate. -- JeanRichter - 24 Aug 2012
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HornedAmethystBHI.JPGJPG HornedAmethystBHI.JPG manage 180 K 18 Nov 2011 - 20:40 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
HornedAmethystBHI1.JPGJPG HornedAmethystBHI1.JPG manage 86 K 19 Aug 2021 - 01:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r12 - 19 Aug 2021, TerryLaurin
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