■ (TB) 'Col. Candelot'
1907, Millet et Fils
(Millet et Fils
, 1907) TB; Color Class-!S9M. height 32"; Midseason late bloom. Standards bronze overlaid reddish-lavender; Falls dark crimson, veined white either side of orange beard.
| Millet 1907; 1914; The Garden 16 August, 1919; Bonnewitz 1920
| Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1922, Tome XXIII, p. 217.
| From Longfield Iris Farm catalog, 1930: "Col. Candelot (Millet, 1907). Standards reddish brown; falls velvety brick red- Flowers not large but of unusual red tone. Thirty inches - - - $0.35."
| Garden Illustrated 49: p.359 June ii 1927%; Sheets 1928; Wasserman 1938; Vilmorin 1938; Katkamier 1929; Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society p.14553; Pt. 1 January 1928; Trials.
| From Vaughan's 1928 catalog: "Col. Candelot. 36 inches. "S" smoky copper; "F" deep rich crimson. Flowers large and distinct in color. A vigorous grower and free flowering. Each, 50c; 3 for $1 00.
| From the Cornell Extension Bulletin 112: "Color effect a smoky copper, velvety red-brown bicolor. Standards deep purplish vinaceous suffused cinnamon-drab, yellowish on claw. Falls velvety burnt lake, lavender outer haft strongly veined along the dense conspicuous orange beard. The reverse side of the lower segment is olive lake, and the green spathes are fully inflated. This plant is a vigorous grower, and has stiff deep green foliage. It is exceptional for its intense color mass furnished by numerous medium sized blooms. Rating 80."
Colonel Candelot, as listed in Journal de la SNHF.
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