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■(TB) 'Loudoun Charmer'

1972, Crossman

'Loudoun Charmer' (George Crossman, R. 1972). Seedling# 6834. TB, 39" (99 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards cream (RHS 159C); falls violet (84C); tangerine beard. 'Lady Of Loudoun' X 'Pretty Carol'. Gene & Gerry's Iris 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing LOUDOUN CHARMER (G. Crossman '73) $25.00 Sdlg. 68-34: Lady of Loudoun X Pretty Carol. TB 38" Mid. Ruffled standards of cream coloring, with a hint of orange; which arch to a closed position. Semi-flaring falls of Medium violet, with a distinctive 3/8" bronze border; set off with a glowing tangerine beard. Very vigorous blue-green foliage; good stalk with 7 to 8 buds. Try this one-It will add CHARM to your collection. Gene & Gerry's Iris Gardens.

LOUDOUN CHARMER (Crossman) was going to town here. It is different in color, the standards a flesh tone with violet infusion, the falls light violet, the beard tangerine. That may sound like a familiar pattern, but this one had a pastel effect that is unusual and appealing. It is of nice form on a good stalk with about eight buds. [Hal Stahly, AIS Bulletin #210 July 1973:34]

 

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