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■(TB) 'Lent A. Williamson'

1918, Williamson

'Lent A. Williamson' (Williamson, 1918). TB, Early to midseason bloom. Color Class-S3D. Williamson 1918.

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From Longfield Iris Farm catalog, 1925: Lent A. Williamson (Williamson 1918). (Amas X ?). Tall Bearded. Early midseason. Standards very broad, lavender violet; falls broad and drooping, velvety violet purple. The whole flower suffused yellow, more heavily toward the center. Beard yellow. Large flowers of exceptional substance on stout stems three and one-half feet high. Extremely vigorous in growth. This Iris, our origination, has been a standard of comparison since its introduction. $1.00.
From Cornell 112: Color effect a lavender-violet, velvety royal purple bicolor, veined. Standards lavender-violet, bronzed at claw. falls velvety cotinga purple, bronzed and veined on wide outer haft, yellow along the showy, orange beard. This sort is strong in growth and vigorous in production; it has broad, stiff foliage, and heavy stalks and flowers. Its large flowers are noteworthy. Rating 90. 'Amas' x unknown.
 
From H. P. Simpson catalog, 1922: L. A. WILLIAMSON (Williamson, 1918) — S. soft campanula-violet; F. velvety royal-purple; brilliant golden beard. Massive in flower and growth. Said by some to be one of the finest in the world. 36-42-inch. Not for sale.
From Robert Wayman, "Best Twenty-five Irises", The Flower Grower, Oct 1925: LENT A.WILLIAMSON: This variety was given the highest rating of 96 by the American Iris Society Jurors in 1922. My own opinion is that while it is a fine flower, Ambassadeur should have been rated ahead of it.


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LentAWilliamson04.JPGJPG LentAWilliamson04.JPG manage 185 K 07 Dec 2016 - 03:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
LentAWilliamson12BHI.jpgjpg LentAWilliamson12BHI.jpg manage 75 K 23 Apr 2012 - 19:50 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
LentAWilliamsonRT.jpgjpg LentAWilliamsonRT.jpg manage 43 K 22 Jan 2012 - 18:25 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
LentAWilliamsonSC.jpgjpg LentAWilliamsonSC.jpg manage 42 K 25 Oct 2011 - 21:24 Main.Betsy881 Stoney Creek iris
Lent_A._Williamson_in_2009_.jpgjpg Lent_A._Williamson_in_2009_.jpg manage 579 K 15 Sep 2015 - 23:43 LindaMercer Lent A. Williamson taken 2009 in my Montana garden ~ photo by Linda Mercer
Lent_A_Williamson-jb.JPGJPG Lent_A_Williamson-jb.JPG manage 328 K 19 Feb 2017 - 23:16 Main.Harloiris Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
Lent_A_Williamson.jpgjpg Lent_A_Williamson.jpg manage 30 K 14 Dec 2010 - 19:01 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Lent_A_Williamson_fl.jpgjpg Lent_A_Williamson_fl.jpg manage 64 K 17 Feb 2011 - 18:49 IrisP  
lent-a-williamson1-18.jpgjpg lent-a-williamson1-18.jpg manage 74 K 05 Aug 2018 - 21:04 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lent-a-williamson2-18.jpgjpg lent-a-williamson2-18.jpg manage 198 K 05 Aug 2018 - 21:04 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lent-a-williamson3-18.jpgjpg lent-a-williamson3-18.jpg manage 334 K 05 Aug 2018 - 21:03 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lent1.jpgjpg lent1.jpg manage 197 K 07 May 2012 - 23:16 Main.davepote taken in my garden, Reston, VA Zone 6B
lent2.jpgjpg lent2.jpg manage 160 K 07 May 2012 - 23:17 Main.davepote taken in my garden, Reston, VA Zone 6B
lenta01.jpgjpg lenta01.jpg manage 17 K 13 Aug 2014 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Gal Iris Garden
lenta02.JPGJPG lenta02.JPG manage 52 K 01 Dec 2014 - 22:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
lenta03.JPGJPG lenta03.JPG manage 86 K 01 Dec 2014 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
lenta04.JPGJPG lenta04.JPG manage 59 K 01 Dec 2014 - 22:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
lenta05.jpgjpg lenta05.jpg manage 92 K 06 Apr 2017 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Diversity Acres
lenta1.JPGJPG lenta1.JPG manage 755 K 26 Jun 2018 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lenta2.JPGJPG lenta2.JPG manage 323 K 26 Jun 2018 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lenta5.jpgjpg lenta5.jpg manage 50 K 04 Feb 2019 - 20:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
lenta6.jpgjpg lenta6.jpg manage 71 K 04 Feb 2019 - 20:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
lentawilliamson9.jpgjpg lentawilliamson9.jpg manage 77 K 12 Sep 2013 - 15:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lentawilliamsonTIF.jpgjpg lentawilliamsonTIF.jpg manage 21 K 05 Dec 2011 - 15:53 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
rsz_lent_a_williamson2.jpgjpg rsz_lent_a_williamson2.jpg manage 308 K 08 Jun 2016 - 18:33 Main.Harloiris Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
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