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■(TB) 'Dotted Swiss'

1956, Sass

'Dotted Swiss' (Henry Sass, R. 1956). Seedling 52-110. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Color Class-W2, White-ground plicata, marked blue. Four generations of blue and white plicata breeding X 5 generations of ( 'Quivera' x 'Wambliska') with yellow plicata, 'Jake' and 'Flora Zenor' added. Sass 1956. Honorable Mention 1956. Award of Merit 1958.

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From Sass catalog, 1956: DOTTED SWISS-A Blue and White Plicata heavily marked clear medium Blue. H.C. 1955. 35". $25.00
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: DOTTED SWISS (Sass '56) EM-36". Widely heralded large blue plicata everyone seems to want. A gorgeous flower, with the white ground sanded & dotted in a clear shade of pastel blue. A very showy connoisseur's Iris, much used by the breeders. Already its pollen has yielded the new Crown Point & Full Circle. JC'57, AM-58. Regularly $3.00; on $10 order $1.95; on $25 order $1.40; 3 for $4.00.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DottedSwiss.JPGJPG DottedSwiss.JPG manage 67 K 06 Jun 2010 - 14:41 KentPfeiffer Picture taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
DottedSwiss01.JPGJPG DottedSwiss01.JPG manage 59 K 11 Dec 2014 - 17:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DottedSwiss12BHI.jpgjpg DottedSwiss12BHI.jpg manage 99 K 17 Apr 2012 - 18:43 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DottedSwiss5.jpgjpg DottedSwiss5.jpg manage 73 K 28 Nov 2013 - 16:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Dotted_Swiss-3.jpgjpg Dotted_Swiss-3.jpg manage 71 K 10 Jan 2010 - 18:14 GaryKeller G Keller Zone 6 May 12
Dotted_Swiss_Sass_1956.jpgjpg Dotted_Swiss_Sass_1956.jpg manage 70 K 22 Dec 2009 - 11:20 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
IMG_6511.jpgjpg IMG_6511.jpg manage 64 K 17 Feb 2017 - 17:38 Main.davepote Taken in Doris Rebert's garden 2015, Westminster, MD
dottedswiss01.JPGJPG dottedswiss01.JPG manage 81 K 28 Aug 2014 - 19:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
dottedswiss02.JPGJPG dottedswiss02.JPG manage 75 K 27 Jun 2014 - 19:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
dottedswiss03.JPGJPG dottedswiss03.JPG manage 90 K 27 Jun 2014 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
dottedswiss04.JPGJPG dottedswiss04.JPG manage 57 K 01 Dec 2014 - 17:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
dottedswiss05.JPGJPG dottedswiss05.JPG manage 819 K 25 Feb 2019 - 15:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-Canada
dottedswiss1.JPGJPG dottedswiss1.JPG manage 636 K 10 May 2018 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
dottedswiss2.JPGJPG dottedswiss2.JPG manage 561 K 10 May 2018 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
dottedswiss3.JPGJPG dottedswiss3.JPG manage 585 K 10 May 2018 - 03:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r23 - 05 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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