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■(TB) 'Violet Hills'

1956, DeForest

'Violet Hills' ( Fred DeForest, R. 1955) Seedling# 53-47. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Dark violet self (fluorite) blue tipped beard. Seedling: (( 'Her Grace' x 'Sable') x 'Storm King') X seedling ( 'Her Grace' x 'Black Forest'). Irisnoll 1956. Honorable Mention 1956; Award of Merit 1958; Franklin Cook Memorial Cup 1960.

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From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1962: VIOLET HILLS (Deforest 1956) Each 3.SO. A shimmering rich violet self of great merit. This striking dark colored iris has a blue tipped beard and no veining in haft. Falls are nearly horizontal and the clear clean color combines for perfection in your iris planting. Picture page 26.

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