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■(TB) 'Perfection'

1880, Barr

'Perfection' ( Barr and Sons, 1880) TB, height 30", Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3D

Adiitional information from the Historic Iris Preservation Society

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From the Cornell Extension Bulletin 112: "Color effect a light lavender, prune purple veined bicolor. Standards. light lavender-violet reticulated violet. falls, velvety prune purple, closely and distinctly veined the same on the glistening lavender outer haft, reticulated brown. Beard fine, dense, bluish, with orange tips.
This iris is of moderate growth and has stiff, slender foliage. The stalk is not tall, but is well and widely branched. The conical carriage of the tinted standards and dark spreading falls give interesting color contrats in late season. The standards may occasionally bear flecks."
From H. P. Simpson catalog, 1922: PERFECTION (Barr, about 1880) S. light blue; F. dark violet-black. Handsome flower, but not large enough for its bold contrasts. 28-32- inch. 25¢
An iris that really lives up to its name. Perfection is just that - fantastic growth, loads of flowers over a long bloom period, disease resistant foliage, perfect form and overflowing with charm. What more could you want? MikeUnser - 03 Jan 2010

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-- MikeUnser - 2010-01-03

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Perfection.jpgjpg Perfection.jpg manage 25 K 20 Dec 2010 - 17:38 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Perfection01.JPGJPG Perfection01.JPG manage 61 K 03 Dec 2014 - 04:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Perfection12BHI.jpgjpg Perfection12BHI.jpg manage 81 K 28 Apr 2012 - 23:55 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Perfection9.JPGJPG Perfection9.JPG manage 67 K 12 Sep 2013 - 14:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
PerfectionRT.jpgjpg PerfectionRT.jpg manage 32 K 22 Jan 2012 - 19:52 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
Perfection_fl.jpgjpg Perfection_fl.jpg manage 69 K 18 Feb 2011 - 21:35 IrisP  
perfection-2-07.jpgjpg perfection-2-07.jpg manage 48 K 03 Jan 2010 - 18:06 Main.mikeu Perfection by Mike Unser
perfection01.jpgjpg perfection01.jpg manage 162 K 05 Jul 2018 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
perfection02.JPGJPG perfection02.JPG manage 91 K 04 Jul 2014 - 19:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
perfection03.JPGJPG perfection03.JPG manage 362 K 18 Jul 2018 - 22:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
perfection1.jpgjpg perfection1.jpg manage 43 K 03 Jan 2010 - 18:05 Main.mikeu Perfection by Mike Unser
perfection10.jpgjpg perfection10.jpg manage 51 K 13 Sep 2013 - 21:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
perfection2.jpgjpg perfection2.jpg manage 74 K 03 Jan 2010 - 18:06 Main.mikeu Perfection by Mike Unser
perfectionIC.jpgjpg perfectionIC.jpg manage 17 K 12 Dec 2011 - 23:45 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris City Gardens
perfection_1jb.jpgjpg perfection_1jb.jpg manage 227 K 29 Sep 2016 - 21:40 Main.Harloiris Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
Topic revision: r22 - 18 Jul 2018, TLaurin
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