OB- ( Walter Marx
, R. 1949). AB, TMB, tall. Midseason to late bloom. Plumbago blue. 'William Mohr'
. Marx, 1949. Honorable Mention 1949; Award of Merit 1952.
Also listed in TB Web: 'Blumohr'
| From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1955: BLUMOHR (Marx 1949) Each 5.00. A rare Wm. Mohr x Orloff hybrid. This distinct color break resulting from such a cross in itself is most extraordinary. The color is purest lavender blue, near Plumbago blue, according to the Dictionary of Color, with no veinirg whatsoever even on the hafts. The large rounded flowers possess exceptional texture and substance and actually remain in perfect condition 3 to 4 days in the garden under adverse weather conditions. Branching fair. Height 36 inches. Midseason. HM AIS 1949, AM 1952. Picture on page 36.
| From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: BLUMOHR (Marx '49) M 36" (Wm. Mohr X Orloff). One of the first Onco-breds to come in the blue tones. The large plumbago blue flowers have the distinguishing form but none of the veining of the true Oncos. The heavy substance gives this one lasting qualities and it also produces an abundance of pollen. H.M.'49- A.M. '52. $5.00
| From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: BLUMOHR AB (Walter Marx, R. 1949). Sdlg # NIA. TMB, tall, M-La. William Mohr X Orloff. AIS Color Class:!BIL (light blue self). '76 CL: Plumbago blue. Rainbow: "A pure lavender blue, technically Plumbago blue ... unveined." Vallette: "big powder-blue Mohr self; very onco in form." Marx, 1949. Notes: An OB- in both. Ref: AIS '49, p. 56; ASI '76, p. 20.
| I saw Marx's Blumohr. It is a perfect thing, in my way of thinking. Marx calls it blue but I call it the color of the familiar Cattleya orchid. It is flushed with the same deeper color. I'd say it was the best Mohr until now that I have seen, if it perform.s as well as it looks. [Reynolds, Mrs. Leo F., Tennessee (1949). Coming Events Cast Their Shadows, American Iris Society Bulletin 116 (January 1950), 25.]
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