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■(TB) 'Firecracker'

1943, Hall

'Firecracker' (David Hall, R. 1941) TB, Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-R6D, 33". 'Orloff' X 'Elsa Sass'. Hall 1943. Honorable Mention 1943.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1945: FIRECRACKER (D. Hall 1943) M. The most brilliant plicata that I have seen. The undercolor is yellow with heavy plicata markings of glowing Burgundy red. Free flowering, good substance, medium in height. It is so bright that it stands out from afar in the garden. H. M. A. I. S.1943. R. 88 1944. 32 in. $5.00
From Hallcroft Iris catalog, 1949: FIRECRACKER. H. M. 1943. A glowing dark burgundy red plicata, with yellow trim. The flowers have good substance, are well formed and carried on stout 32-inch stems. The depth and richness of color commands the attention of everyone. $3.50

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FIRECRACKER_EI.jpgjpg FIRECRACKER_EI.jpg manage 71 K 08 Jul 2016 - 11:57 Main.ruiris from the book 'The Iris' (G. Rodionenko et al., 1981)
Firecracker.JPGJPG Firecracker.JPG manage 69 K 02 Feb 2011 - 06:13 IrisP  
Firecracker.jpgjpg Firecracker.jpg manage 27 K 19 Nov 2010 - 18:22 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
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