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(AB) 'Carmelo'

1923, Mohr

'Carmelo' RB (William Mohr, 1923). AB, TMB. Midseason bloom. Light blue self. I. korolkowii X I. germanica Major. Mohr, 1921.

Also listed in TB web: 'Carmelo'.

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From Indian Spring Farm catalog, 1927: "An unusual and interesting Seedling of Korolkowi X Germanica Major parentage that has proved as hardy as it is graceful and lovely. The long, narrow flowers are a distinct shade of blue-violet with deeper blue veinings, identical in shape with the Korolkowi species. Award of Merit, 1924, by the Royal Horticultural Socicty, London. $1.50 each."
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: CARMELO AB (William Mohr, R. 1923). Sdlg #NIA.MB. Height NIA. M. I korolkowii X I germanica Major. AIS Color Class: BIL (Light blue self). '76 CL: Light blue self. Vallette: "medium blue self" Mohr, 1921. Notes: Misspelled CARMELLO in the '76 CL; an RB in the quantum system, probably an RB- in the chromosome-set system. Ref: AIS '39, p. 150; ASI '76, p. 23; Vallette, p. 172.
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