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■(AB) 'Grace Mohr'

1935, Jory

'Grace Mohr' OB- ( Stafford Jory, R. 1935). AB, TMB, tall. Blue. 'William Mohr' X TB. Jory, 1935.

Also listed in TB web: 'Grace Mohr'.

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From Carl Salbach catalog, 1935: GRACE MOHR (Jory 1935). "William Mohr, ideally improved." A striking seedling of William Mohr, with pollen parent unknown, but "Pogon." The color of this remarkable iris is just a shade deeper than that of William Mohr, but the attractive veining is retained in an immense flower that seems even bigger than William Mohr, due to its flaring falls. Five to six blooms with "pogon" type branching and good, tall attractive foliage, andstems forty inches tall. Having only one-fourth oncocyclus blood, this remarkable new iris should prove more hardy than its parent, William Mohr, which is half oncocyclus. Eight rhizomes only for sale. $15.00.
From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1938/39: GRACE MOHR (Jory 1935 ) A seedling of Wm. Mohr and the most sensational iris of last season. A pale lilac, veined and netted with manganese lilac. The huge domed standards and flaring falls are of good substance and form. An iris that is superb. H M., A I. S 1936. 34 in. $10.00
 
From The Court Of Iris catalog,1955: GRACE MOHR (Jory '35) EM 36" (Wm. Mohr X Tall Yellow Mitchell Sdlg.). A deep lilac flower with violet veining which shares honors with 'Mohrson' as being the first introductions from Wm. Mohr. Jory has often used it in his Onco-bred work. H.M. '36; A.M. '39. $.60
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: GRACE MOHR AB (Stafford Jory, R. 1935). Sdlg # NIA. TMB, tall, bloom season NIA. William Mohr X TB. AIS Color Class: B (Blue). '76 CL: Blue. Court ofl ris: "A deep lilac flower with violet veining." Vallette: "huge purple, netted white." Jory, 1935. Notes: Counted variously as having 46, 47, or 48 chromosomes, an OB- in both systems. Ref: AIS '39, p. 254; ASI '76, p. 39 - C; ASI '78, p. l ; Vallette, p. 189.
 

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