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■(TB) 'Dalmatica'

before 1600, Collected

'Dalmatica' (Described by Gerarde 1597) TB; Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1L - Light blue self. A variation of _Iris pallida. Synonyms: 'Mme Almira'; Mme Elmira. Pallida Dalmatica; often confused with 'Princess Beatrice' and others. Violet fragrance.

See below:

dalmatica03.jpgDalmatica04.jpgDalmatica12BHI.JPGDalmaticaRT.jpgIrisDalmatica01.JPG
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References:

References Gerarde 1597; Cree 1837; The Gardener's Chronicle 15 June 1878; Florist & Pomologist Dec. 1884; The Gardener's Chronicle 12 February 1887; 14 June 1895; Van Tubergen 1900; Macoun; Farr 1912; Garden Magazine June 1913; Bonnewitz 1920; The Garden 82: 260. 6July 1918; George Bunyard & Co. Ltd. 1938; John Bommersbach 1939; Jornal of the Royal Horticultural Society 53: Pt 1, p.136; Award of Merit., R.H.S. 1917 shown by Barr, Veitch, Bunyard; J.R.H.S. 43: liii.; High Commendation, RHS 1903 shown by Barr, A. 186.; Award of Merit, R.H.S. 1929; Gardening Illustrated 51: 630 14 Sep. 1929; A.G.M. , R.H.S. 1937; J.R.H.S. 62: 10, 450 October 1937
From H. P. Simpson catalog, 1922: PALLIDA DALMATICA (origin unknown) S. light silvery Iavender; F. clear and slightly deeper lavender. Large, fine blooms of perfect, shape and admired by everyone. The standard variety in this shade. 30-34 inch. 30¢
 

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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Dalmatica04.jpgjpg Dalmatica04.jpg manage 196 K 02 Feb 2017 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Dalmatica12BHI.JPGJPG Dalmatica12BHI.JPG manage 64 K 16 Apr 2012 - 19:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DalmaticaRT.jpgjpg DalmaticaRT.jpg manage 30 K 10 Mar 2013 - 20:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
IrisDalmatica01.JPGJPG IrisDalmatica01.JPG manage 42 K 22 Dec 2016 - 15:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
dalmatica03.jpgjpg dalmatica03.jpg manage 44 K 28 Jan 2016 - 03:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
Topic revision: r18 - 11 Mar 2017, Betsy881
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