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(AB) 'Bird Of Paradise'

1948, Aylett

'Bird Of Paradise' (William Aylett, R. 1948) TMB. Midseason bloom. Color Class S7D. ( 'Grace Mohr' x 'Naranja') x W. R. Stevens huge R sdlg.

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. See on TB web: 'Bird Of Paradise'.

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From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: BIRD OF PARADISE DIS (William P. Aylett, R. 1948). Sdlg # NIA. TMB, M. (Grace Mohr X Naranja) X W. R. Stevens' huge R seedling. AIS Color Class: S7D (dark red-toned squalens). Vallette: "dark red, pure TB." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: On Vallette's list of oncobreds, which implies that it had been recorded with ASI as such although TB in appearance; at 1/16 onco it was disenrolled when the quantum requirement was adopted. Ref: AIS '49, p.49; Vallette, p. 175.

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