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■(TB) 'Rosabella'

1951, Kleinsorge

'Rosabella' ( Rudolph Kleinsorge, R. 1951) TB, 48" (122 cm), Midseason bloom. Old rose self, some brown veining at haft, yellow beard. Seedling# 352A x seedling# 359. Cooley 1951. Honorable Mention 1952.

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From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: ROSABELLA. (Kleinsorge, 1951). Picture this deep rose-red self, suffused with metallic copper at base of standards and hafts of falls. A rich dull bronze-orange beard completes the color harmony of this gorgeous flower. Broad falls and standards of flaring form. Vigorous plants. 48 inches. Early. $3.75.
From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: ROSABELLA (Klein. 1951) M. 48 in. (Klein. No. 352A x 359). A very deep rose red with a flush of copper at the haft that extends into the base of the standards. Very broad petals with semi-flaring falls. Flowers extremely large. H. M. 1951. 2.00.
"Rosabella has good garden value, with flaring form, a rose-red self with a copper glow on the haft and a blue line on the midrib." Mrs. Albert Hasse (Washington), “Varietal Comment: Varietal Comments from Region 13” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 123, (October 1951): 75.

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