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■(TB) 'Orchid Lady'

1943, Salbach

'Orchid Lady' (Carl Salbach, R. 1942) TB. Late bloom. Color Class-R1L. ('Anne-Marie Cayeux' x 'Alta California') x 'Miss California'.

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Orchid Lady stdPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


From Carl Salbach catalog 1943: ORCHID LADY (Salbach 1943). Large perfectly formed blooms in a lively shade of lilac, the standards being slightly deeper in color than the falls. Standards well cupped and always remain closed. Falls broad, flaring and of heavy substance. Blooms are well spaced on 36" flower stalks. Fine growing habits. One of our best introductions. Late mid-season. $10.00.

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
  • stem height poor clay soil 82cm/32", 5 buds/stem, purple at basal foliage and spathe, blossom 120-145x80mm -- DaveinPA - 02 Jun 2020
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Orchid Lady std.JPGJPG Orchid Lady std.JPG manage 819 K 02 Jun 2020 - 23:45 DaveinPA  
OrchidLady02.JPGJPG OrchidLady02.JPG manage 78 K 26 Aug 2021 - 00:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
OrchidLadyBHI.JPGJPG OrchidLadyBHI.JPG manage 38 K 20 Nov 2011 - 16:14 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r12 - 26 Aug 2021, TerryLaurin
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