'Claudia Rene' (Larry Gaulter, R. 1961). Seedling 60-37. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class O1P. Pink self; brown shoulders. 'Glittering Amber' X 'Mademoiselle'. Mission Bell 1963. Honorable Mention 1964, Award of Merit 1966.
|From Mission Bell Gardens catalog, 1963: CLAUDIA RENE (Larry Gaulter) Early to Late. 36'. A fantasy of color unmatched for brilliance and harmony. Raspberry-pink standards with overtones of golden amber; rose-violet falls, with rich sienna-brown shoulders and blending to ochre-yellow at the edges, decorated with a bold burnt-orange beard. Wide ruffled petals, flaring arched falls and cupped standards contribute to beautiful form. Stalks are strong and well branched. (Glittering Amber X Mademoiselle). No. 60-37. Net 20.00.|
|CLAUDIA RENE (Gaulter). Named for the oldest of Mr. Gaulter's ten grandchildren. Rene was the family name of a French ancestor and is pronounced: Re-nay. Larry writes: "I think the iris-buying public should be forewarned; I intend to name an iris of good quality for each of my grandchildren even though it may take fifty years or so." [“A Few Pronunciations,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society #171(October 1963): 111.]|
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|jpg||ClaudiaRene_MU.jpg||manage||82 K||01 Feb 2014 - 16:18||Main.davepote||photo by Mike Unser|
|jpg||ClaudiaRene_Sch67.jpg||manage||167 K||01 Feb 2014 - 16:26||Main.davepote||From Schreiner's Iris Catalog 1967, p. 48|
|JPG||claudiarene01.JPG||manage||60 K||31 Dec 2014 - 14:12||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Don McQueen at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton ON|