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■(TB) 'B.Y. Morrison'

1918, Sturtevant

'B. Y. Morrison' ( Grace Sturtevant, 1918). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class W9D. ( 'Edina' X 'Iris King'); Sturtevant 1918; Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 55: Pt. 1. p124, January 1930, Trials. First Class Certificate.

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From Sturtevant Glen Road Iris Garden catalog, 1920: B. Y. MORRISON— You may have read Mr. Morrison’s articles and decided that he knows iris. This, he selected in 1915 from some hundreds of seedlings and again, in 1917, he still considered it most charming. The standards are Pale Lavender Violet, the falls velvety Raisin Purple and their wide lavender border has a dark outline. Strong but distinctively slender in stem and leaf growth. 33 in. F. C. C. (MHS) 1915. 5.00
References: Massachusetts Horticultural Society 1915; Movilla Gardens 1919; Missouri Botanical Gardens Bulletin 13: Pl 13. Mar. 1925%; Sheets 1928; George Bunyard & Co., Ltd. 1938; Cli. 1938Wasserman 1938; Katkameir 1939.

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