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(TB) 'Ella Winchester'

1935, Grinter

'Ella Winchester' (J. H. Grinter, R. 1935) TB Midseason bloom. Color Class-R7D.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1938/39: ELLA WINCHESTER (Grinter 1935) A brilliant velvety garnet-red self with no venerations at the haft. Brownish gold beard. The large smoothly finished flowers arch most effectively. H. M., A. I. S. 1936. 38 in. $6.50
ELLA WINCHESTER (Grinter 1935) M. 38 ". A truly beautiful iris named in honor of the late Mrs. Charles L. Winchester, wife of the president of the J. B. Lyon Co., publishers of Flower Grower. The flowers are very large, of a clear intense red with a smooth velvety finish . The petals are one color, without venation and the effect unusually lovely. Very outstanding is this new red . Vigorous and a sure bloomer. $6.50 [Quality Gardens catalog, 1938]
Ella Winchester: (Grinter). Outstanding in its clean color of falls without markings—large. [Belsley, Ray J., Varietal Comments. Bulletin of the American Iris Society 74 (July 1939), 17.]
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