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■(TB) 'The Bishop'

1937, Washington

'The Bishop' (Thomas Washington, R. 1937) TB. Early midseason bloom. Color Class B7D. Honorable Mention 1939.

THE BISHOP (Washington 1937) M. A smoothly finished long flower of intense Bishop's purple. The standards are large and well domed, the large falls are slightly flaring, and of very firm substance and texture. H. M., A. I. S. 1938. Per. R. 87 1939. 38 in. $1.00. [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, A Selected List of Bearded Iris, Catalog, 1948]


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TheBishopBHI.jpgjpg TheBishopBHI.jpg manage 90 K 24 Nov 2011 - 00:23 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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Topic revision: r10 - 14 Mar 2017, Harloiris
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