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(AB) 'Beauty Spot'

1947, Marx

'Beauty Spot' OGB (Walter Marx, R. 1947). AB, DMB, low height, Late bloom. Dark blue self. Red DB X 'Hermione'.

Also listed in MDB web: 'Beauty Spot'.

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From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1955: BEAUTY SPOT (Marx 1947). Each 1.50. Large flowers of distinctive color. Glowing plum purple. Unique form something like the regelia species. H .M., A.l.S. 1949, Caparne Award 1953. 8 inches. Dwarf oncobred.
From Melrose Gardens catalog 1968: BEAUTY SPOT (Marx) Deep red purple showing its aril background distinctly in the shape of the falls and the darkening of the color around the beard. 1.00.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: BEAUTY SPOT AB (Walter Marx, R. 1947). Sdlg # NIA. DMB, low height, La. Red DB X Hermione. AIS Color Class: BID (dark blue self). '76 CL: Dark blue self. Rainbow: "Brilliant mulberry self, with dark brown veins and a harmonizing brown beard. "Vallette: "dark plum baby onco." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: an 0GB in the quantum system, chromosome-set code can't be determined. Ref: AIS'49, p. 45; ASI '76, p. 16; Vallette, p. 175.

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Topic revision: r12 - 19 Feb 2020, Betsy881
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