Hybridizer: Dr. Ralph Gibbs Van Name and Miss Theodora Van Name

New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Dr. VanName, Professor of Chemistry, Yale, University, devoted much time (1910-1925) to growing Irises. From 1913-1917 he and his sister Miss Theodora VanName raised many seedlings, their best Iris was probably 'Van Cleve'. [AIS Check List, 1939]

Registrations/introductions:

Intermediate Bearded: 'Quinnipiac',

Tall Bearded: 'Van Cleve',

-- Main.RPries - 2012-05-18

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