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■(TB) 'Fire Siren'

1975, Zurbrigg

'Fire Siren' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1965). Seedling# 68-54-RED. TB, height 35" (89 cm), midseason bloom and rebloom (October in Virginia). Standards red from orange side; falls red, deeper than standards, but with very little violet, white haft veining which does not extend into falls; white beard tipped bronze red. 'Superglow' X R. Smith seedling# E5AR: ((('Echo Valley' x 'Joseph's Mantle') x ('Gibson Girl' x 'Can-Can')) x 'Memphis Lass'). Avonbank 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing FIRE SIREN. Several judges thought this the reddest red of any iris, and it is remontant also. It does NOT have smooth hafts, for they are white "plicata-type" from its pollen parent. Large, well-formed, well-branched, the startling red color is solid except at the haft. (Sdlg. 68-54-Red). $20.00. Avonbank Iris Gardens.
 
 

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