■(TB) 'Elsa Sass'

1939, Sass

'Elsa Sass' ( Hans Peter Sass, R. 1938). TB, Midseason to late bloom plicata. Color Class-Y4L (this is a 'Lemon Ice' or Glaciata). 'Tiffany' X 'Orloff'. Sass, Maple Valley 1939. Honorable Mention 1939, Award Of Merit 1941.

Named for his wife.

1949 Checklist - adds registration date, awards, citations.

1949 Checklist citations: Bull. A.I.S. 73:66 Apr. 1939; A.M., A.I.S, 1941; Bull. A.I.S. 82:3 July 1941. See below:

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References:

From Sass catalog, 1949:ELSA SASS (H. P. Sass, 1939)-Color sulphur yellow, with a white flush in the center of falls. Flowers medium large and of very good substance. Stems 36 inches, low branching. 60c
Elsa Sass, a frilly yellow with an elusive, greenish tone. "It looks soft but it has substance," was Mr. Sass' comment., This blossom was out through yesterday's wind and it is still good." [Lucy W. Tinley, "Midwest Iris Notes", A.I.S. Bulletin 75 (December 1939): 18.]
 
ELSA SASS (H. Sass)-Beautifully grown in at least three gardens this year, this was most striking and is a very unique shade of yellow. [Junius P. Fishburn, "Survey of 1940 Iris Season", A.I.S. Bulletin 78 (July 1940): 54.]
Dreer's 1949 catalog notes "Elsa Sass. 3 ft. Cool and frost-like, sulphur-yellow blooms of medium size, frilled at the edges. 60c each; 3 for $1.50; $4.75 per doz"

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ElsaSass2BJ.jpgjpg ElsaSass2BJ.jpg manage 82 K 08 Feb 2012 - 16:29 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
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ElsaSassSass39.JPGJPG ElsaSassSass39.JPG manage 30 K 06 Jun 2010 - 14:59 KentPfeiffer Picture taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Elsa_Sass.jpgjpg Elsa_Sass.jpg manage 24 K 19 Nov 2010 - 18:00 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
elsa-sass1-08.jpgjpg elsa-sass1-08.jpg manage 57 K 05 Apr 2015 - 15:58 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
elsa-sass2-07.jpgjpg elsa-sass2-07.jpg manage 53 K 05 Apr 2015 - 15:58 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
elsasass01.jpgjpg elsasass01.jpg manage 18 K 12 Sep 2014 - 20:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
elsasass1.JPGJPG elsasass1.JPG manage 447 K 10 May 2018 - 22:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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Topic revision: r30 - 16 Jul 2018, BobPries
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