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■(TB) 'Allegiance'

1958, Cook

'Allegiance' ( Paul Cook, R. 1957). Seedling 7854. TB, height 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3D, Standards violet-ultramarine, Falls Roslyn blue; beard medium blue, tipped yellow. 'Dark Boatman' X seedling 11752: (( 'Distance' x blue seedling) x 'Pierre Menard'). Longfield 1958. Honorable Mention 1958; Judges' Choice 1959; Award of Merit 1960; American Dykes Medal 1964.

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From Longfield Iris Farm catalog, 1958: ALLEGIANCE (Cook No. 7854) (Dark Boatman x blue # 11752 (blue seedling x Pierre Menard)). H.C., 1957. One of the finest Iris Mr. Cook has ever introduced. A beautiful ruffled very blue, navy blue Iris. The falls have an overlay of velvet; the standards are silky and lustrous. The beards are medium blue tipped Lemon Chrome. The flowers are large 6 x 5-1/2 wide petalled, of excellent form, with heavy substance. The color is even and solid, deep into the throat. This has attracted much attention where ever it has been seen. Late. 40 inches. $25.00.
ALLEGIANCE (P. Cook '58) This is still the bluest of the ultra-dark blue irises. In our opinion it is fully deserving of all its honors. The standard of comparison for dark blues. [Ralph and Helen Lewis, “Iris from the Carolinas to Iowa and Ohio,” Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 179 (October 1965): 87.]

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Allegiance01.JPGJPG Allegiance01.JPG manage 72 K 20 Nov 2014 - 04:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Allegiance02.jpgjpg Allegiance02.jpg manage 85 K 30 May 2014 - 21:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Roalie Figge
Allegiance03.jpgjpg Allegiance03.jpg manage 68 K 30 May 2014 - 21:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Roalie Figge
AllegianceCook57.JPGJPG AllegianceCook57.JPG manage 72 K 06 Jun 2010 - 02:45 KentPfeiffer Picture taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
AllegianceRT.jpgjpg AllegianceRT.jpg manage 43 K 22 Jan 2012 - 14:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
Allgiance__Cook_1957_N1_DM_1964.jpgjpg Allgiance__Cook_1957_N1_DM_1964.jpg manage 73 K 22 Dec 2009 - 11:03 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
allegianc03.jpgjpg allegianc03.jpg manage 77 K 04 May 2015 - 11:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Breezeway Iris Garden
allegiance01.jpgjpg allegiance01.jpg manage 52 K 21 Aug 2014 - 01:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
allegiance02.JPGJPG allegiance02.JPG manage 47 K 31 Dec 2014 - 14:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
allegiance03.JPGJPG allegiance03.JPG manage 62 K 20 Jul 2015 - 02:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
allegiance04.jpgjpg allegiance04.jpg manage 61 K 21 Jul 2014 - 19:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
allegiance05.JPGJPG allegiance05.JPG manage 69 K 23 Aug 2015 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
allegiance1.jpgjpg allegiance1.jpg manage 72 K 25 Jun 2017 - 01:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Andi Rivarola
allegiance_cook.jpgjpg allegiance_cook.jpg manage 55 K 21 Jan 2010 - 16:08 Main.avmoran  
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