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(TB) 'Daffy'

1943, DeForest

'Daffy' ( Fred DeForest, R. 1943) Tb. Midseason late bloom. Color Class-Y5D. 'Adelanto' x 'Tiffany'.

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DAFFY (DeForest): The most interesting and attractive novelty yet seen is Mr. DeForest's unintroduced Daffy. It is a large purple and deep cream plicata with good form and fine substance. The zebra-striped falls challenge you to find two alike. Mrs. Muse. [“Varietal Comments” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 103, (October 1946): 62.]
From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: DAFFY. (1947). Intriguing in a clump. Ground color creamy white, standards flushed maroon. Falls come peppered, striped, half-and-half and all variations between. $2.00.

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Topic revision: r6 - 12 Sep 2017, Betsy881
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