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■(TB) 'Caroline Jane'

1951, DeForest

'Caroline Jane' (Fred DeForest, R. 1951). TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W2, White and blue-violet plicata. (seedling# P42X: 'Her Grace' x 'Tiffany') X 'New Hope'. Irisnoll 1951.

This iris exhibits Purple-Based Foliage.

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From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1957: CAROLINE JANE (De Forest 1951) Each 5.OO. If you are looking for a new and different blue-dotted plicata, this is the answer. The enormous flowers are carried on fine 38 inch stems. The white ground color glistens like snow and the violet-blue markings are clean. The distinct beautifully modeled standards form a lovely crown for an excellent flower. HM 1951.
Caroline Jane (DeForest '51) - "Still the most outstanding white plicata marked blue violet. Tall stalks, large blooms and heavy substance." Region 15, Varietal Comments, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 134 (July 1954): 71.
Caroline Jane (DeForest) - "continues to be one of the best iris in commerce. Huge, slightly ruffled and wonderful substance, white with delicate blue stitching." Region 15, Varietal Comments, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 134 (July 1954): 71.

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