(TB) 'Deep Space'
( Chet Tompkins
, R. 1961). Sdlg. 58-121. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason to very late bloom. Color Class-B1D, Indigo-blue self; self beard. (( 'Consolation'
) x ( 'Down Beat'
x 'Mountain Music'
)) X 'Dark Boatman'
. Fleur de Lis 1961.
DEEP SPACE (Tompkins '61) One of the very dark irises that has a predominantly blue tone. Fine in every respect and, like ALLEGIANCE, it is blue. [Ralph and Helen Lewis, “Iris from the Carolinas to Iowa and Ohio,” Bulletin of the American Iris Society
, No. 179 (October 1965): 87.]
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