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■(TB) 'Lake Shannon'

1945, DeForest

'Lake Shannon' (Fred DeForest, R. 1944). TB. 36" (90 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class B1L. Blue seedling from ('Souvenir de Lœtitia Michaud' x 'Jean Cayeux') X 'Great Lakes'. Irisnoll 1945. Honorable Mention 1946

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From Irisnoll Catalog, 1945: Lake Shannon — Height 36 inches. Excellent branching. Seven to nine large flowers to the stalk. Standards and falls wide and fluted. Falls wide at the haft, semi-flaring to drooping, forming a graceful flower. Three flowers out at once make a beautiful stalk. A medium blue self with blue beard, tipped orange deep inside the flower. Each $25.00.
"Lake Shannon (DeForest '45) is another medium toned blue, broad petaled and ruffled. It is completely covered with veining of a darker blue that gives it a deep overcast." [David R. Kinnish, O. S. B., (Kansas), “In Kansas, Missouri and Illinois,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 107, “Iris Ramblings” (October 1947): 42.]

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