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■(TB) 'Raven Wing'

1955, Oliver for Milliken

'Raven Wing' (Oliver, for Carl S. Milliken, R. 1955). TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-V1D, Deepest violet ("black purple") self, dark beard. 'Sable' X 'Royal Crest'.

See below:
ravenwing-.jpgRavenWing01.JPGravenwing1.JPGRavenWing1.jpgravenwingAA.jpgRavenWingBHI.JPG

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1952: RAVEN WING (Milliken) Dark as a Raven wing with much the same sheen, this lovely deep iris with beautifully domed standards and rippling loosely ruffled falls upon which rest the heavy dark beard, is indeed a most beautiful iris. 3 ft. $10.00.
 
 


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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
RavenWing01.JPGJPG RavenWing01.JPG manage 59 K 04 Dec 2014 - 16:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RavenWing1.jpgjpg RavenWing1.jpg manage 791 K 19 Oct 2018 - 02:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris Farm.
RavenWingBHI.JPGJPG RavenWingBHI.JPG manage 106 K 21 Nov 2011 - 20:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ravenwing-.jpgjpg ravenwing-.jpg manage 49 K 22 Feb 2013 - 21:55 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
ravenwing1.JPGJPG ravenwing1.JPG manage 646 K 21 Jul 2018 - 02:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
ravenwingAA.jpgjpg ravenwingAA.jpg manage 40 K 06 Mar 2011 - 19:24 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
Topic revision: r11 - 19 Oct 2018, TLaurin
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