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■(TB) 'Victoria'

1955, Whiting

'Victoria' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1954). Seedling# 5313. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason late bloom. Color Class V3, Standards Victoria violet (Wilson seedling# 738/1); falls Victoria violet (Wilson 7 38); self beard tipped yellow. 'Vatican Purple' x 'Cornflower'. Long 1955. Honorable Mention 1956.

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From AIS Bulletin #138, July 1955. Introducing VICTORIA #5313 (Vatican Purple x Cornflower). This deep blue purple matches Victoria Violet on the Wilson color chart--a hue Queen Victoria preferred to Royal Purple. Flowers are large, of heavy substance and glossy texture. Petals are wide; the standards closely domeed and the falls flaring. Smooth haft. Deep purple beard lightly tipped yellow. 7 to 9 buds on well branched 36 to 38 inch stalks. Midseason to late. $20.00. Long's Gardens.

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Victoria12BHI.JPGJPG Victoria12BHI.JPG manage 78 K 08 May 2012 - 17:25 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
victoria.JPGJPG victoria.JPG manage 463 K 01 Aug 2018 - 00:58 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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