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(AB) 'Brillig'

1938, White

'Brillig' OB ( Clarence G. White, R. 1938). IMB. Early bloom. Color Class-S7D. ( I.sofarana x I. susiana) X Yellow seedling. Milliken, 1938. [22chr.].

Also listed in IB Web: 'Brillig'.

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From Milliken Gardens catalog, 1940: BRILLIG (C. G. White) A medium sized flower of lovely form on two-foot stems. The color is rosy-purple over a yellow tinted ground and both standards and falls are finely veined with dark purple. A prominent dark purple patch surrounds the narrow yellow beard. The styles are old gold and add their beauty to the center of the flower. Parentage is as follows: (Sofarana x Susiana) x Yellow M. 2 ft. Early. 75c; 3 for $2.00.
From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: BRILLIG (White '49) M 24" (Sofarana X Susiana) X (yellow Sdlg.) The name of this charming flower recalls a bit of Lewis Carroll's nonsense. Purple Onco veining on the creamy yellow blooms converge into a dark toned signal. $.75
 
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: BRILLIG AB (Clarence G. White, R. 1938). Sdlg # NIA. 1MB. Height and bloom season NIA.(I sofarana x I susiana) X Y seedling. AIS Color Class: S7D (dark red-toned squalens). No description in '76 CL. Court of Iris: "Purple onco veining on the creamy-yellow blooms converge into a dark toned signal." Rainbow: "so(t crimson, edged buff; cromson-black signal. Vallette: "rosy purple over yellowish. Veined dark purple, dark signal patch."Milliken, 1938. Notes: Counted as a 22-chromosome diploid, an OB in both systems. Ref: AIS '39, p. 139; ASI '76, p. 21; Vallette, p. 175.
Additional Catalog References: Milliken 1948


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