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■(TB) 'Witch Doctor'

1953, Plough

'Witch Doctor' OB- (Gordon Plough, R. 1953). Seedling 47-6-5. AB, EC, 28" (71 cm), Early to late bloom. Lavender gray blend. TB seedling X 'Capitola'. Iris Test Garden, 1955. Honorable Mention 1956; Judges' Choice 1957; White Award 1960.

Also listed in AB web: see 'Witch Doctor'. See below:
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From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: WITCH DOCTOR. (Plough 1955). E-L 28 inch No. 47-6-5 (W-Cream Seedling x Capitola). Here is an early Onco Bred, strong and vigorous. The Standards are blue-lavender with buffy-tan mid rib. The falls from center down are a grayed-blue lavender with buffy-tan haft and heart. Falls are faintly bordered with buffy-tan bottom. The beard is yellow deep down fading out to blue at the tip of the beard. The flowers are as large as any Iris in commerce, and the flower might be called a larger glorified Conquest. Here is an eye stopper and will go places. Not much stock. $20.00
 
 

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