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■(TB) 'Tom Tit'

1919, Bliss

'Tom Tit' (Arthur J. Bliss, 1919) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class B1D. 'Jean Sisley' x 'Loppio'.

NOTE: Also listed in MTB web with additional photos 'Tom Tit'.

See below:
Tom Tit 1952 126 07 AIS.pdftom-tit1.jpgtomtit.JPGtomtit01.jpgTomTit01.JPGtomtit1.JPGtomtit2.JPGtomtit3.JPGtomtit4.JPGtomtit40.JPG
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From Bonnewitz catalog, 1927: TOM TIT (Bliss). A good, low-growing, deep blue-purple Iris which blooms in midseason. Height 18 inches. This is especially good in a garden border where blue is desired in the mass. $0.50
From India Spring Farms catalog, 1927: TOM TIT (Bliss 1919) 8.0. A unique plant that is greatly admired when seen in bloom. Flowers of a deep self violet-blue come three or four on a stem. The falls stand almost horizontal. A very decorative little plant for border use. 18 inches. 50 cts. each; $1.25 for 3.
 
Galyon, F. (1952). “Dark horses” of irisdom. Bulletin of the American Iris Society, 126, 19.

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Tom Tit 1952 126_07_AIS.pdfpdf Tom Tit 1952 126_07_AIS.pdf manage 255 K 19 Jul 2020 - 17:14 Main.davepote Exported from AIS Bulletin #126(Jul 1952), p 19.
TomTit01.JPGJPG TomTit01.JPG manage 59 K 31 Jul 2018 - 19:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Finney
tom-tit1.jpgjpg tom-tit1.jpg manage 22 K 31 Jul 2018 - 19:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
tomtit.JPGJPG tomtit.JPG manage 627 K 31 Jul 2018 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
tomtit01.jpgjpg tomtit01.jpg manage 18 K 25 Sep 2013 - 16:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Anne Milner-Bliss Irises-United Kingdom
tomtit1.JPGJPG tomtit1.JPG manage 526 K 31 Jul 2018 - 19:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
tomtit2.JPGJPG tomtit2.JPG manage 182 K 24 Jun 2020 - 20:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
tomtit3.JPGJPG tomtit3.JPG manage 201 K 24 Jun 2020 - 20:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
tomtit4.JPGJPG tomtit4.JPG manage 166 K 19 Jan 2022 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
tomtit40.JPGJPG tomtit40.JPG manage 137 K 19 Jan 2022 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r10 - 19 Jan 2022, TLaurin
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