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■(TB) 'Horned Royalty'

1958, Austin

'Horned Royalty' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1958). Seedling# 554. TB, 40" (102 cm). Early midseason bloom. Color Class V3. Standards amethyst-pink; falls deep purple with 1/2-3/4" horn at end of yellow beard. (seedling# JS-M-176B x seedling# 638) x 'Fantasy'. Rainbow 1958.

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Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo scanned from the 1959 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate BrewittPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: HORNED ROYALTY (Austin '58) EM-40". A striking bitone as my Ektachrome shows. Standards amethyst-pink. Falls deep royal-purple, with 1/2" to 3/4" horn projecting from end of heavy yellow beard. Horns sometimes spooned. Pollen plentiful. May yield a Horned Twice-Bloomer, as several plants re-bloomed last Nov. (JS-M-176B x 638) X Fantasy). Reg. $3.00; on $15 order 2 for $2.25; on $25 order 3 for $1.95.
 

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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HornedRoyalty01.JPGJPG HornedRoyalty01.JPG manage 67 K 24 Nov 2014 - 22:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
HornedRoyalty12BHI.jpgjpg HornedRoyalty12BHI.jpg manage 61 K 21 Apr 2012 - 18:45 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
hornedroyalty01.JPGJPG hornedroyalty01.JPG manage 467 K 20 May 2018 - 03:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
hornedroyalty1.JPGJPG hornedroyalty1.JPG manage 72 K 12 Apr 2020 - 18:05 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1959 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
Topic revision: r11 - 12 Apr 2020, TerryLaurin
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