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■(TB) 'Southern Spy'

1969, Zurbrigg

'Southern Spy' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1969). Seedling# 65-26B-12. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early bloom and re-bloom. Color Class-O3RVD, Standards orange-brown touched with green at midrib; falls bright but deep maroon-red undertoned violet with lighter spot at end of yellow beard in which are few white lines; fragrant. 'Northern Spy' X 'Double Majesty'. Avonbank 1969.

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From AIS Bulletin #193 April 1969 Introducing SOUTHERN Spy Sdlg. 65-26B-12. E & Re. Closest to perfection of my remontants thus far. Standards orange-brown touched green at the midreibs, and so full and swirled that the style-arms are completely hidden. The falls flare almost horizontally and flare upwards at the end and are somewhat ruffled. The fall color is maroon-red with a central spot of pale orchid in which are some white markings, the effect being of a spot of white in the dark falls. The sides of the hafts are completely solid. Well-branched, 34". Blooms mid-May and early September. (Northern Spy X Double Majesty). $35. Avonbank Iris Gardens.
 
 


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