■(TB) 'San Francisco'

1927, Mohr

'San Francisco' (William Mohr, R. 1927) TB 44" Midseason bloom. Color Class-W8. Purple and white plicata. ('Conquistador' x 'Parisiana') X 'Esplendido'. American Dykes Medal 1927.

SAN FRANCISCO. A four-foot plicata that has been awarded the Dykes medal by the American Iris Society. No other plicata approaches it in size and grandeur, heaviness of texture, or wide and low branching habit. It is not an iris for severe climates, but is worth the protection of a box or glass covering during the winter. In warmer sections it grows perfectly and is one of the truly "greats" of the iris world. At the price quoted it is worth trying even if you fail with it. Each $2.00; three for $5.25; ten for $15.00 [Cooley's Wholesale pricelist, 1932]

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JPEGJPG SANFRANCISCO01.JPG r1 manage 56.6 K 2015-03-29 - 14:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
JPEGjpg SanFrancisco.jpg r1 manage 39.7 K 2010-01-08 - 17:45 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
JPEGJPEG SanFrancisco02.JPEG r1 manage 26.3 K 2014-05-10 - 13:32 TerryLaurin Photo courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
JPEGJPG SanFrancisco12BHI.JPG r1 manage 67.1 K 2012-05-03 - 18:50 BetsyHiggins Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
JPEGjpg SanFranciscoAAA.jpg r1 manage 27.1 K 2011-02-19 - 18:41 BetsyHiggins Photo by Argyle Acres
JPEGjpg SanFranciscoRT.jpg r1 manage 32.9 K 2012-01-22 - 20:18 BetsyHiggins Photo by Rick Tasco
JPEGjpg SanFranciscojb.jpg r1 manage 185.3 K 2016-09-29 - 21:41 JohnBlack Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
JPEGjpg San_Francisco_.jpg r1 manage 70.4 K 2010-01-30 - 20:28 GaryKeller G Keller Zone 6 May 12
JPEGjpg San_Francisco_KWW.jpg r1 manage 50.9 K 2017-01-16 - 19:06 KennethWalker Photo by Ken Walker; my garden, Concord, CA
JPEGjpg san-francisco10.jpg r1 manage 69.0 K 2013-09-13 - 21:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
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JPEGjpg sanfrancisco01.jpg r1 manage 58.3 K 2014-08-22 - 19:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
JPEGjpg sanfrancisco7.jpg r1 manage 38.4 K 2013-03-25 - 20:33 TerryLaurin His Iris Garden
JPEGjpg sanfranciscoSG.jpg r1 manage 17.7 K 2012-07-01 - 20:19 BetsyHiggins Photo by Seagate Iris UK
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