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■(TB) 'Pluie D'Or'

1928, Cayeux

'Pluie D'Or' ( Ferdinand Cayeux, R. 1928). TB. Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-Y4M. 'Shekinah' X 'Chasseur'. Cayeux et Le Clerc 1928. French Dykes Memorial Medal 1928.

See below:

Pluie D Or fl.jpgPluiedor02.JPEGPluiedor03.jpgpluiedorIC.jpg

References:

Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1928, 5e série, Tome I, p. 266.
Revue Horticole, 1937, Nouvelle série, Tome XXV, Eugène-Jules Eudes: illustration.
From Cooley's Wholesale pricelist, 1932: PLUIE D'OR. A beautiful iris, on slender, perfectly branched stalks well over three feet tall. Fine rounded flowers of solid golden yellow, with deep yellow beard. Winner of the Dykes medal in France, it has proven an outstanding variety of this color both in Europe and America. Wherever I went last spring I found hybridizers at work with crosses from this variety, an indication of the regard in which it is held by our foremost introducers. Each $5.00; three for $13.50; ten for $40.00. Large stock permits this very low price.
Other references: AIS Bulletin #216, January 1975, page 19.

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Pluiedor02.JPEGJPEG Pluiedor02.JPEG manage 24 K 10 May 2014 - 14:33 Main.TLaurin Photo courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Pluiedor03.jpgjpg Pluiedor03.jpg manage 79 K 15 Jun 2014 - 00:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
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