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■(LA) 'Wood Violet'

1943, Dormon

'Wood Violet' ( Ruth Dormon, R 1943) LA. 22". Color Class-B1M. Dark blue, small yellow signal patch. (Natural hybrid in Ruth Dorman garden of native 1940). Honorable Mention 1951, DeBaillon Award 1956. Recorded as Vinie in 49 Checklist; Class renamed Louisiana Iris.

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| From Sidney Conger Louisiana Iris catalog, 1952: WOOD VIOLET, (Dormon, R., '51). H.M., A.I.S., '51. We are delighted to find this iris, long a favorite with us, having proper introduction. This iris is the shade of the deepest sky and just as bright and brilliant. Essentially of giganticaerulea form, it is placed on a low 30" stem, but the upright instead of flat flower has excellent proportions with this height. Excellent for a large rock garden or near a path. $5.00.
 
 

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-- MdFaith - 2010-03-16
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LaWoodVioletSLI2005.jpgjpg LaWoodVioletSLI2005.jpg manage 68 K 16 Mar 2010 - 02:02 Main.mdfaith Photo from SLI 2005 Check List
WoodViolet01.JPGJPG WoodViolet01.JPG manage 210 K 09 Feb 2018 - 03:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
WoodViolet02.JPGJPG WoodViolet02.JPG manage 143 K 09 Feb 2018 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
woodviolet01.jpgjpg woodviolet01.jpg manage 861 K 23 Mar 2017 - 12:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cindy Dufrene-Cindy's Louisiana Iris
woodviolet03.jpgjpg woodviolet03.jpg manage 314 K 14 Apr 2017 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cindy Dufrene-Cindy's Louisiana Iris
Topic revision: r17 - 30 Mar 2018, Betsy881
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