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(IB) 'Comtesse De Courcy'

1860, Verdier

'Comtesse De Courcy' (Eugène Verdier, 1860). IB. Midseason bloom. Color Class W2. Standards white, frilled and shaded lilac; Falls white, traced lilac at the base, or claw. 2 ft.

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References

Verdier 1860; Van Houtte 1867; Wing 1920; AAA 122. ; C.; RHS 1916; AA clix.
From Dean Iris Gardens catalog, 1925: "COMTESSE DE COURCY. S. heavily veined and dotted lightlavender-violet; F. veined same but not as heavily. Each 35¢; doz. $2.50."
From the 1919 Wing Seed Catalog: "AGNES — A beautiful Iris. S. White, frilled and shaded lilac; F. white, traced with lilac at the base of claw. Two feet. 25c."

Synonyms

Agememnon, 'Agnès', Courcy, Eugene Sacaven, Gen. Agememnon, Lord Seymour, Plicata Sappho, Sympathy.

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