1937, Van Tubergen
( C. G Van Tubergen
, R. 1937). Regeliocyclus. AR. Red bitone, light. I. korolkowii
X I. iberica
. Van Tubergen, before 1936, and in 1937. [21 chromosomes]
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| From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: In the second Epistle of Paul to Timothy we find that Eunice is Timothy's mother. In Greek it gets a different pronunciation and means 'happy victory'. This is a fine flower, of a delicate coloring. The standards are pearl-gray with soft violet veins and the falls are creamy-white netted with a delicate brownish or fawn-pink. Early bloom. 15". 75¢.
| From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: EUNICE AR (C. G. Van Tubergen, R. 1937). Sdlg #NIA.RC. Height and bloom season NIA. I. korolkowii concolor X I. iberica. AIS Color Class: R3L (light red bitone). '76 CL: Red bitone, light. Court of Iris: "Pearl-gray standards have soft violet veins; cream falls have fawn-pink netting." Rainbow: "E-14". Nearly a self with pale whitish pink petals having numerous fine dark red veins and a dark crimson signal changing to nearly black in center. In the sun, the petals sparkle as if dusted with silver.... Pollen blue." Vallette: "sparkling pinkish white, veined dark red; crimson-black signal and blue anther." Van Tubergen, before 1936. Notes: Counted as a 21-chromosome diploid, an RC in both systems. Ref: AIS '39, p. 216-7; ASI '76, p. 33; ASI '78, p. 1; ASI '78 YB, p. 64; Vallette, p. 171.
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