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(TB) 'Casa Morena'

1943, DeForest

'Casa Morena' ( Fred DeForest, R. 1941). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class R4M. ((( 'Morning Splendor' x 'Germaine Perthuis') x ( 'Alta California')) x ( 'Rubeo' x 'Grace Sturtevant')) x ( 'Prairie Sunset'). DeForest 1943. Honorable Mention 1944; Award of Merit 1946.

CASA MORENA (Deforest, 1943) Each $1.50; 3 for $4.00. Large flowers—yes, extra large—of deep, glistening, rich brown. Same solid color on standards and falls. Styles yellowish; beard brownish orange. Not just a novelty, but a flower that adds an entirely new, rich note to the garden picture. See the accurate picture on page 33—the picture, of course, is much reduced in size. Height 38 inches. HM AIS, 1944; AM, 1946. [Cooley's Iris catalog 1952, p. 33].

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CasaMorena01.JPGJPG CasaMorena01.JPG manage 71 K 10 Dec 2014 - 20:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CasaMorena12BHI.jpgjpg CasaMorena12BHI.jpg manage 61 K 15 Apr 2012 - 15:06 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CasaMorenaAA.jpgjpg CasaMorenaAA.jpg manage 41 K 05 Mar 2011 - 20:15 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
CasaMorena_Cooley_52.jpgjpg CasaMorena_Cooley_52.jpg manage 164 K 22 Jan 2014 - 21:30 Main.davepote Cooley's Catalog 1952, p. 33.
Casa_Morena.JPGJPG Casa_Morena.JPG manage 113 K 06 Jan 2017 - 05:37 IrisP Merian Park, Brüglingen, Switzerland
Topic revision: r12 - 06 Jan 2017, IrisP
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