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■(TB) 'Eros'

1934, Mead-Riedel

'Eros' (Mrs. Franklin B. Mead- J.M.E. Riedel, R. 1934) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class S9M. 'Aphrodite' x 'Vesper Gold'.

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Eros (Mead-Riedel, 1934). A glorious pink blend and without a doubt one of the loveliest and most pleasing Iris ever introduced. It has a silky texture, a large shapely flower on a 42-inch stem with an iridescence of shadings from Vinaceous through Carthaginian Pink, pinkish Vinaceous to Hydrangea Pink with much warm yellow at the haft and deep yellow beard. All of this delightful coloring results in a definite garden effect of salmon pink. It has had as high as 12 flowers to a stem. Very fragrant. Very vigorous and a fast multiplier. $15.00. Longfield Iris Farm Catalog, 1934.
'Eros' (Mead-Reidel, 1934). A beautiful salmon pink self. It has an undertone of yellow. Tall and exquisite in color and well deserves its H.M. A.I.S. which it received in 1934. 42 inches. Mabel Carey Tobie, “Iris Notes on Mrs. Thomas Nesmith’s Collection,” Bulletin of the American Iris Society No. 59 (October 1935): 59.
 
 
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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-10-23
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Eros_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Eros_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 23 Oct 2010 - 07:16 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2009 Convention in Kansas City
eros01.JPGJPG eros01.JPG manage 645 K 11 May 2018 - 03:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eros02.JPGJPG eros02.JPG manage 619 K 11 May 2018 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eros03.JPGJPG eros03.JPG manage 619 K 11 May 2018 - 03:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eros04.JPGJPG eros04.JPG manage 532 K 11 May 2018 - 03:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eros1-16.jpgjpg eros1-16.jpg manage 240 K 21 Aug 2016 - 06:23 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike Unser
eros1-1616.jpgjpg eros1-1616.jpg manage 41 K 21 Aug 2016 - 11:04 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
Topic revision: r16 - 17 May 2019, Betsy881
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