'Sheriffa' OGB- ( Clarence G. White, R. 1941). Seedling # N/A. AB, TMB, tall. Early bloom. Dark purple blend with brownish edging. 1941. Honorable Mention 1943, Award of Merit 1945.
Also listed in TB web: 'Sheriffa'.
|From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: SHERIFFA (White '42) E 36" (Onco, Regelia and Tall Bearded). A most distinctive Iris whose metallic finish is an eye-catcher. The flowers are of an iridescent purple with a strange cast of blue. It is hardy and increases well. We have occasionally had it set seed. Very satisfactory. $.50. H.M. '43, A.M.'45|
|From Marble Iris Garden catalog, 1958: SHERIFFA (White 1942). M. 36 in. Metallic violet blossoms with a blaze of blue on the falls. The petals are darker around the edges and burnished with a metallic: lighter shade in the center. This beautiful Iris is an Onco-bred and very iridescent. A lovely cut flower. Each $ 1.00: 3 for $2.50|
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