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■(SPU) 'Premier'

1899, Barr

'Premier' ( Barr and Sons, 1899) Spuria, Color Class-B3M, Barr 1899, 1915, Perry 1924. Synonym: 'Monspur Premier'

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(Barr '89). A classic example of elegance I would not be without. Its "spidery" form is not up to today's prevailing tastes. Nevertheless, one will look long and hard to find a late spuria variety that comes near to the almost perfect flower spacing of this one. Really, it takes no great imagination to see ol' Mother Nature bending over the clump telling it how high each bud can go. You'll find many stalks with five blooms open, starting from half way down the stalk. [Chesnik, Ray (1971). I’d Sooner State for Spurias(Reprinted from Sooner State Iris News, Sept. 1971), _American Iris Society Bulletin 204_(January 1972), 31.]

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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Premier_Barr1899_plotner_redcd.jpgjpg Premier_Barr1899_plotner_redcd.jpg manage 49 K 03 Sep 2010 - 19:18 UnknownUser Plotner photo Wildwood Gardens
Premier_plotner_red.jpgjpg Premier_plotner_red.jpg manage 39 K 03 Sep 2010 - 19:21 UnknownUser Plotner Photo Wildwood Gardens
premier1.JPGJPG premier1.JPG manage 788 K 15 Dec 2017 - 20:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
premier2.JPGJPG premier2.JPG manage 980 K 15 Dec 2017 - 20:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
premier3.JPGJPG premier3.JPG manage 117 K 04 Nov 2013 - 22:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
premier4.JPGJPG premier4.JPG manage 120 K 03 Apr 2018 - 14:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 28 Dec 2018, davepote
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