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(LA) 'Easter Basket'

1946, Dormon

'Easter Basket' (Caroline Dormon, R. 1946) LA. Color Class R7M. 'Cajun Joyeuse' x 'New Orleans'. Recorded as Vinie in 49 Checklist; Class renamed Louisiana Iris.

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From Sidney Conger Louisiana Iris catalog, 1952: EASTER BASKET, (Dormon. C. '47). Those who are nostalgic for the color of the old-fashioned purple Easter eggs will enjoy the color of this large child of New Orleans and Cajun Joyeuse. The 6" flower is graceful and showy. Combines well with deep violets and strong yellows, but beware of placing it near delicate pastels. 30"-36". $3.00.

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