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■(TB) 'Thor's Lightning Bolt'

1998, Dean

'Thor's Lightning Bolt' (Walt Dean, R. 1996) TB, 30-32" (76-81 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards purple; style arms white, purple tip and midrib; falls purple; beards orange, forked at tip and confined to throat area, continuing as white membranous fall attachment, spear-shaped and extending 2/3 length of falls, ending in small purple horn at spear tip; slight musky fragrance. 'Trick Or Treat' X 'Too Many Flounces'. Sutton 1998. Honorable Mention 2000.

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From AIS Bulletin #309 April 1998 Introducing THOR'S LIGHTNING BOLT (W. Dean '98) TB SA 30-32" M. Thor really put on a show at the Sacramento 96 A.I.S. Convention! Our first introduction from hybridizer Walt Dean and what an exciting and different iris! The standards are purple with white style arms; the falls are purple with orange beards, forked at tip and confined to throat area, continuing as a white membranous fall attachment, spear shaped and extending 2/3 the length of the falls, ending in small purple horn at spear tip. Order early. $35.00. Sutton's Green Thumber.
 

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