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(TB) 'Amador'

1920, Mohr

'Amador' ( William Mohr, R.1920), TB. Early bloom. Color class-R9L. ( I. mesopotamica X 'Parisiana'). Campos Altos Iris Gardens, Berkeley, CA, ( Sidney B. Mitchell), 1920; Salbach Iris Gardens, Berkeley, CA, 1926. Entry in 1939 Check List states obsolete and superseded.

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From Campos Altos catalog, 1924: Amador (Mesopotamica X Parisiana). Tall pink bicolor, similar to but slightly paler than Leverrier, but of stronger growth and more widely branching stems. $5.00
"A beautiful soft pink bicolor of early blooming habits. The flowers are large, of excellent substance and are borne on tall widely branching stalks. Strong grower. 50c; 3 for $1.00." [Carl Salbach Iris Catalog, Berkeley, CA, 1930]
 


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