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(AB) 'Azim'

1942, White

'Azim' OB (Clarence G. White, R. 1942). AB, TMB, tall. Early to late bloom. Medium bitoned blend. Standards creamy buff, washed lavender; Falls flaring cream colored. [48 chr.]. No information on introduction found in AIS checklists.

Also listed in TB web: 'Azim'.

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From Milliken Iris Garden catalog, 1948: AZIM (C. G. White ) An oncobred which is very unusual in its coloring. The standards are olive-buff. The falls are somewhat deeper and more colorful, being a regular medley of wine, purple and pale yellow. Not a showy garden variety but exceptional for flower arrangements. 2-1/2 feet, sometimes more. $3.50.
From The Court Of Iris Catalog, 1955: AZIM (White '42) E 30" (Unknown). Veins and heavy striations of varying tones give this olive buff blossom a definite look of the Orient. $1.00.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: AZIM AB (Clarence G. White, R. 1942). Sdlg # NIA. TMB, tall, E-La. Parentage unknown. AIS Color Class:!S3M (blue squalens, with bitone pattern). '76 CL: Medium bitoned blend. Court of Iris: "Veins and heavy striations of varying tones give this olive-buff blossom a definite look of the far East." Vallette: "S. creamy buff, washed lavender; F. flaring cream." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: Classified as an OB by the'76 committee, although reported as having 48 chromosomes, including one regelia chromosome 2. Ref: AIS '49, p. 42; ASI '76, p. 14; ASI '78 YB, p. 63.

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