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■(TB) 'Allure'

1927, Murrell

'Allure' ( Olive Murrell, R. 1927) TB. Midseason late bloom. Color Class-S4L. Slight fragrance. 'Imperator' x 'Shekinah'. Orpington 1927.

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From Carl Salbach catalog, 1930: ALLURE (Murell, 1927) (Imperator X Shekinah). This lovely iris is an entirely new break in color. The rich canary yellow is overlaid and flushed violet pink, both colors being deepest in the falls. The color effect is very like that of some of the new pink and yellow snapdragons. Allure is a late blooming iris of medium tall growth and stout branching stems, and vigorous growth. The flowers are good size with ruffle-edged standards. Awarded silver medal by the British Iris Society 1928. $20.00.
ALLURE. Self, blend S4L Murrell 1927. Brief. Pale olive buff; F. flushed pale laelia pink, the haft conspicuous pale citron yellow; 40 in. Details. Flower open, not large; S. arched; F. drooping; stalk well and widely branched; beard pale yellow; spathes scarious. Remarks. A clear and taller Mady Carriere. [R. S. Sturtevant, “Descriptions of Varieties, Part VI”, A.I.S. Bulletin 53 (October 1934): 25.]

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