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(AB) 'Bed Time'

1938, White

'Bed Time' ( Clarence G. White, R. 1938) IMB. Early bloom. Color Class-S7D. ( I. sofarana x I. susiana ) x yellow M.

Also listed in IB web: 'Bed Time'.

NOTE: This iris has not been accepted as an arilbred by the Aril Society International because it does not exhibit the aril characteristics necessary for ASI acceptance.

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From Milliken Iris Garden catalog, 1948: BED TIME (C. G. White) A fascinating flower of rich brown blended with violet and beautifully veined in both standards and falls with deep purpies. A velvety black patch is prominentlv displayed at the end of the long golden yellow beard. Bed Time is a flower of medium size on 2-foot stems. Early. An oncobred. 75c; 3 for $2.00.
From The Court Of Iris catalog,1955: BED TIME (White '38) E 24" (Sofarana X Susiana) X (Yellow Sdlg.)The seed parent, which is itself a cross of two dramatic Onco species, has given this beautiful bloom its deep purple veining on a cream-brown ground. It is further ornamented by a velvety black signal patch so characteristic of the wild 'Lily of the Field'. $.75
 
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: BED TIME AB (Clarence G. White, R. 1938). Sdlg # NIA. 1MB. Height and bloom season NIA. (I. sofarana x L susiana) X yellow median. S7D (dark, red-toned squalens). No description in '76 CL. Court of Iris: "The cream-brown ground color is veined in deep purple and the signal patch is a velvety black." Rainbow: "Standards ruffled light silvery crimson, c1osed. Falls soft yet rather dark red with a prominent black signal." Vallette: "reddish bitone, black signal." Millikin, 1938. Notes: Counted as a 22-chromsome diploid, an OB in the both systems. Ref: AIS '39, p. 121; ASI '76, p. 17; Vallette, p. 175.
 
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