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■(TB) 'Tobacco Road'

1941, Kleinsorge

'Tobacco Road' (Rudolph E. Kleinsorge, R. 1941) TB, 34", Midseason bloom. Color Class S4M. Golden tobacco brown self; Standards upright; falls broad and horizontal. fragrant. (('Aztec Copper' x yellow seedling: ('Far West' x 'Jean Cayeux')). Honorable Mention 1944; Award of Merit 1946. Kleinsorge 1941.

1949 Checklist citations: Bull. A.I.S. 94:4 August 1944;

'Tobacco Road', from Dr. Kleinsorge, 1942, is remembered as an iris which was welcomed into our garden with more than the usual fanfare. Judged by present day standards, it is unlikely this iris would be the cause of much excitement, but not too many years ago, it represented definite progress in its color class. [Mrs. J. R. Hamblen, "Drama of Progress", A.I.S. Bulletin 161(April 1961): 10.]

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