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■(TB) 'Rare Wine'

1970, Nelson

'Rare Wine' (Jeannette Nelson, R. 1969). Seedling# 66-2-1. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards orchid-purple (Wilson 31/2); falls orchid-purple (31/1) with wide border of 31/2; orange beard. Seedling# 62-84-1 ('Cashmere' x 'Call Me Madam') X 'Wine And Roses'. Cooley's Gardens 1970.

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Photo by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto scanned from the 1970 CooleyPhoto by Exline Iris Garden


RARE WINE (J. Nelson, '70) ML. 34" Each $20.00. Here is something of stunning proportions– width of petals, overall stature–so much so that visitors to the Nelson garden could scarcely believe their eyes. A Wine and Roses combination, with rose-lavender standards and wine-red falls bordered same color as the standards. There is a median line down the center of each fall. A giant in Irisdom! No. 66-2-1. [Cooley's Iris, 1970]

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
RareWine02.jpgjpg RareWine02.jpg manage 56 K 08 Apr 2014 - 22:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RareWineEI.jpgjpg RareWineEI.jpg manage 27 K 18 Dec 2012 - 15:47 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
rare02.jpgjpg rare02.jpg manage 87 K 27 Jun 2015 - 03:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
rarewine1.JPGJPG rarewine1.JPG manage 107 K 25 May 2020 - 02:55 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1970 Cooley's Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r13 - 25 May 2020, Harloiris
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