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(TB) 'Deep Velvet'

1939, Salbach

'Deep Velvet' ( Carl Salbach, R. 1939) TB, Midseason bloom, Color Class B9D. Moderately fragrant. ( 'San Diego' x sdlg.) x 'Modoc'. Salbach 1939. Honorable Mention A.I.S. 1941; Award of Merit A.I.S. 1942.

DEEP VELVET (Salbach, 1939) Each 50c. A striking introduction, one of the richest and best dark Irises we have yet seen. Self colored in very dark, yet bright, blackish red-purple, with perfectly formed blossoms of very large size. Brownish suffusion at the haft, with deep bronze beard. HM AIS, 1941; AM, 1942. [Cooley's Iris catalog 1952, p. 12]

Citations: A.I.S. Bulletin 82:3(July 1941).

1949 Checklist, p. 86 - Adds H.M. and A.M.; Adds A.I.S. Bulletin citation.

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