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(AB) 'Altamohr'

1948, Paul

'Altamohr' OB- (C. J. Paul, R. 1948). AB, TMB (TB-onco), tall, Midseason bloom. Medium blue self. 'William Mohr' X 'Alta California'. No information on introduction found in AIS checklists.

NOTE: Also listed in TB web. 'Altamohr'.

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From Tell's Iris Gardens catalog, 1948: ALTAMOHR (C. J. Paul) (Wm. Mohr x Alta California) Large flaring orchid-violet similar to but a little pinker than, 'Ormohr'. Tall stems about 38 inches or more with one branch only, ordinarily with 4 to 6 buds. Sets seed and has pollen. Each $10.00.
From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: ALTA MOHR (Paul '48) L 36" Wm. Mohr X Alta California. Flaring falls of violet-orchid have heavy veins of maroon. The standards are of perhaps a more purple orchid than the falls. $1.00
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: ALTA MOHR AB (C.J. Paul, R. 1948). Sdlg # NIA. TMB, tall, M. William Mohr X Alta California. AIS Color Class: B7M (blue self with red undertones). '76 CL: Medium blue self. Court Of Iris: "Flaring falls of violet-orchid have heavy veins of maroon. The standards are orchid with a purple hint." Rainbow: "A flaring orchid-violet of large size …. Falls heavily veined in maroon at haft." Vallette: "flaring violet-orchid." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: An OB- in both systems. Ref: AIS '49, p. 33; ASI '76, p. 9; Vallette, p. 188.

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Topic revision: r12 - 17 Feb 2020, Betsy881
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