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(AB) 'Mohrson'

1934, White

'Mohrson' OB ( Clarence G. White, R. 1934). AB, TMB, tall. Midseason bloom. Blue self, pink to red tones, medium. 'William Mohr' X unknown. Synonym: White, 1935. Synonym: Morrson.

Also listed in TB web: 'Mohrson'.

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1940: MOHRSON (C. G . White) For many years iris hybridizers throughout the country tried, without results, to produce a William Mohr seedling. Mr. C. G. White was the first to meet with success in this endeavor, and has given us Mohrson. Being a cross of William Mohr by a pogon iris, Mohrson is but one-fourth oncocyclus. It is a charming and unusual iris, more vigorous than its parent, and showing unmistakably some of the desired oncocyclus characteristics. The flowers are simply enormous, with standards a rich, clear, deep violet with a cockled and varnished surface and ruffled edges. The color in the falls is effected by close veins and is a beautiful shade of violet. 2-1/2 feet. $1.00; 3 for $2.50.
From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: MOHRSON (White '35) M 36" (Wm. Mohr X ?). Credited with being the first recorded seedling from Wm. Mohr. The flower is as large as its famous parent and ruffled, of a red-violet that is almost black in its deeper parts. The plant is taller and more rugged than the famous Mohr. It not only sets seed but has fertile pollen. $.50
 
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: MOHRSON AB (Clarence G. White, R. 1934). Sdlg # NIA.TMB, tall, midseason. William Mohr X unknown. AIS Color Class: B7M (medium blue self with red undertones). '76 CL: Blue self, pink to red tones, medium. Court of Iris: "red-violet that is almost black in its deeper parts." Rainbow: "Very large, bold ruffled blackish red-violet." Vallette: "low purple Mohr." Syn: Morrson. White, 1935. Notes: Counted as a 46- or 47-chromosome quarterbred, an OB- in both systems. Ref: AIS '39, p. 375; ASI '76, p.57; ASI '78 YB, p. 64; Vallette, p.191.
 


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