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■(TB) 'Isoline'

1904, Vilmorin

'Isoline' (Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie, 1904)TB, Midseason bloom. Color class-S9L (Vilmorin 04).

See below:

Isolene.jpgIsoline01.JPGIsolineBHI.jpgisolinejb1.jpgIsolineRT.jpg

References:

Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1905, 4e série, Tome VI, p. 374; 1908, 4e série, Tome IX, p. 654; 1922, Tome XXIII, p. 215; note: listed as introduced in 1898.
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: ISOLINE — There is nothing like this Iris in the whole collection, either in form or color. It is hard to give an idea of its peculiar beauty. The flowers are very large, of heavy texture. S. very broad, pale pink-lilac with light and dark shadings; F. very long, purple old rose, veined warm golden-brown at base, and with a touch of the same color here and there over the surface; beard yellow. $1.25.
 
From H. P. Simpson catalog, 1922: ISOLINE (Vilmorin, 1904) — S. pinkish lilac; F. old rose with a tinge of copper. A beautiful piece of coloring and hard to describe. There isn’t a thing in the garden that excels it in sheer beauty of coloring. Large flowers, but shape of bloom is not quite as good as P. Dalmatica, for instance. Tall. 36 inches. 40¢.
From Bulletin #6 "Large, Standards pale pinkish buff tinged with vinaceous cinnamon at edge; falls reflexed, Chinese violet to russet vinaceous;flower yellow tinted toward center, stalk low but not widely branched; growth variable; over 3 feet. Spathes tinged purple at edge; beard conspicious orange".

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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Isolene.jpgjpg Isolene.jpg manage 24 K 13 Dec 2010 - 15:40 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Isoline01.JPGJPG Isoline01.JPG manage 119 K 06 Dec 2016 - 23:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
IsolineBHI.jpgjpg IsolineBHI.jpg manage 61 K 18 Nov 2011 - 21:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
IsolineRT.jpgjpg IsolineRT.jpg manage 23 K 22 Jan 2012 - 18:05 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
isolinejb1.jpgjpg isolinejb1.jpg manage 219 K 28 Sep 2016 - 23:23 Main.Harloiris Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
Topic revision: r20 - 30 Sep 2017, af.83
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