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(TB) 'Trosuperba'

1912, Farr

'Trosuperba' (Bertrand Farr, 1912). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3M.

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First known listing of I. Trojana superba in a Farr catalog.

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Awaiting original catalog description
'I. Trojana superba' does not appear in any of Farr's available catalogs until his 1920-21 issue, although its sibs 'magnifica' and 'Celestial' had been listed for several years. Also, given how it was listed, it's clear that 'superba' was a sport, like 'magnifica' rather than a cross, like 'Celestial', and thus should be considered a species. (Note: 'superba' may have first appeared in Farr's 1919-1920 catalog, which is not available in the AIS catalog library. He often listed Iris as being "new" for years after they were originally introduced.)
 
From Movilla Gardens catalog, 1921: TROSUPERBA. (Probably wild.) Syn. Trojana Superba. S. soft pale blue; F. rich clear violet-purple. Large flowers. Extra fine. 30 inches.

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I. trojana and kin, 1920 Farrs cat.pngpng I. trojana and kin, 1920 Farrs cat.png manage 705 K 17 Oct 2022 - 14:29 EdenSprings First known listing of I. Trojana superba in a Farr catalog.
Topic revision: r9 - 18 Oct 2022, Harloiris
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