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■(TB) 'Miss Martha'

1952, McLeod

'Miss Martha' RB (H. M. McLeod, R. 1952). Seedling TR8-49-1. EC, )21" (53 cm). Early bloom. Standards light raspberry, veined deeper; Falls creamy white, veined deep raspberry red; deep raspberry red signal; bronze beard. ( 'Anndelia' x 'True Delight') X I. korolkowii violacea. Tell's Iris Gardens, 1959.

Also listed in AB web: see 'Miss Martha'.

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From Tell’s Iris Gardens catalog,1959: MISS MARTHA (H. M. McLeod.) Very early, intermediate season. 21 inches. (Anndelia x True Delight) x (Korolkowi Violacea.) This lovely little regelia hybrid was named for the daughter of its hybridizer. A most interesting combination of colors. Standards are light raspberry veined deeper raspberry-red. Falls creamy-white changing to light raspberry at tip, and veined deep raspberry-red. The heavy veining forms a signal patch at tip of the dark bronze beard. This could be a most interesting parent for many colors including fine plicatas. Substance only fair. $10.00
 
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