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■(TB) 'Louvois'

1936, Cayeux

'Louvois' (Ferdinand Cayeux, 1936). TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class S9D. ('Fétiche' x 'Roi Soleil') X ('Iceberg' x 'Évolution'). Award of Merit 1939.

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References

Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1936, 6e série, Tome III, p. 173.
Vilmorin-Andrieux catalog: 1938, p. 5.
Outstanding deep red-brown bicolor; the falls are nicely edged with the lighter shade. Low. [Douglas, Geddes (1942). More Variety Comments, 1942. American Iris Society Bulletin, 88(January 1943), 63.]
From Cooley's 1940 catalog: "Brown, deep, rich and velvety, like the lustrous fur of an animal. This new French sort has been one of the surprises of the past two years. Standards are a decided brown tone, the falls exceedingly dark brown, edged to match the standards."

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