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■(TB) 'High Above'

1961, DeForest

'High Above' (Fred DeForest, R. 1960). TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1, Sky blue self. 'Rehobeth' X (('Snow Flurry' x 'Silver Susie') x 'Chivalry')). Irisnoll 1961.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: HIGH ABOVE (DeF. '61) M. 38 in. (Rehobeth x ((S. Flurry x Silver Susie) x Chivalry)). A very clean flower of clear sky blue. Beautiful of form with broad petals and rounded flaring falls. Tops. H.M. 1962. 22.50.
Blue-white or very pale blue irises are another special interest of ours. Without a doubt the most outstanding one in this class is HIGH ABOVE (DeForest '61). It is a broad, delightfully formed pale blue which is extremely vigorous, producing several bloomstocks in one year. This is one of our "pets." Joseph Ghio, “The 1965 Iris Season in Review,” Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 179 (October 1965): 81.
 


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HighAbove_Sch67.jpgjpg HighAbove_Sch67.jpg manage 157 K 01 Feb 2014 - 20:25 Main.davepote From Schreiner's Iris Catalog 1967, p. 21.
high_above_fl.jpgjpg high_above_fl.jpg manage 72 K 24 Jan 2012 - 05:11 IrisP  
highabove01.JPGJPG highabove01.JPG manage 258 K 25 Aug 2017 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
highabove02.JPGJPG highabove02.JPG manage 271 K 25 Aug 2017 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
Topic revision: r11 - 04 Jul 2019, Betsy881
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