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â– (TB) 'Black Belle'

1947, Stevens

'Black Belle' (Jean Stevens, R. 1947). Seedling #1/T103. TB. Late bloom. Color Code-R9D. 'Sable' x 'Royal Mission'.

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From (Schreiner’s catalog, 1952): BLACK BELLE (Stevens 1951 ) ML. 32". This precisely-styled Iris of richest black velvet texture and silken sheen has a ruby overcast that gives it a myriad of highlights like a star-studded midnight sky. The general ebony hue extends even to the beard. An Iris of splendid substance that withstands wind and rain. Ideal for the front of the border. $10.00.
From (Marble Iris Gardens catalog, 1957): BLACK BELLE (Stevens 1951). ML. 32 in. A precisely styled Iris of richest black velvet and silken sheen has a ruby overcast that gives it a myriad of highlights like a star-studded midnight sky. It has splendid substance that withstands wind and rain and is a good grower. Because of its low growing habits it is excellent for the front of the border. Each $2.00: 3 for $5.00.
 
 

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03_Nov_2014aaa_019.jpgjpg 03_Nov_2014aaa_019.jpg manage 129 K 17 Nov 2014 - 07:22 Main.firecentaurr Black Belle 2014, NZ Centaurii Irises
BlackBelle01.jpgjpg BlackBelle01.jpg manage 131 K 27 Feb 2017 - 16:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
BlkBelle_251013.jpgjpg BlkBelle_251013.jpg manage 558 K 07 Jan 2014 - 11:14 Main.firecentaurr  
BlkBelle_251013b.jpgjpg BlkBelle_251013b.jpg manage 626 K 07 Jan 2014 - 11:15 Main.firecentaurr  
TB_BlackBelle_181013_(b).jpgjpg TB_BlackBelle_181013_(b).jpg manage 503 K 07 Jan 2014 - 11:32 Main.firecentaurr  
TB_BlkBelle_181013.jpgjpg TB_BlkBelle_181013.jpg manage 508 K 07 Jan 2014 - 11:16 Main.firecentaurr  
TB_BlkBelle_181013_(2).jpgjpg TB_BlkBelle_181013_(2).jpg manage 350 K 07 Jan 2014 - 11:18 Main.firecentaurr  
TB_BlkBelle_181013_(2)bh.jpgjpg TB_BlkBelle_181013_(2)bh.jpg manage 79 K 27 Nov 2017 - 16:45 Main.Betsy881 Detail of firecentaurr photo
TB_BlkBelle_Colour_of_stylearms_181013_(3).jpgjpg TB_BlkBelle_Colour_of_stylearms_181013_(3).jpg manage 315 K 07 Jan 2014 - 11:33 Main.firecentaurr  
Topic revision: r15 - 05 Apr 2018, Harloiris
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