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(IB) 'Silver Ribbon'

1926, Williamson

'Silver Ribbon' (E. B. Williamson, 1926) TB. Midseason late bloom. Color Class-R7M.

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From Longfield Iris Farm catalog, 1926: SILVER RIBBON Heavy textured blooms on stout stems 30 inches high. Flowers self-colored a deep pink, a pale band down the center of each fall. Prominent yellow beard. Exceptional substance and carrying quality for a pink Iris, the large flowers showing up at a great distance. Strong plants, prepaid, each. $2.00.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: SILVER RIBBON (Williamson 1926). A self-colored flower of heavy texture, deep pink, with a distinct pale band down the center of each fall, prominent yellow beard. A strong, vigorous grower with stout stems. The large blooms have unusual carrying quality for a pink Iris and make a beautiful showing even at a great distance. 30 inches. $2.00 each.

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