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(AB) 'Dorak'

1909, Foster

'Dorak' OB (Sir Michael Foster, BRS). AB, TMB. Dark blue bitone. (I. iberica X I. cengialti). J. Wallace & Co., 1909.

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From Bonnewitz catalog, 1923/24: DORAK (Foster) $5.00. I believe this variety is the result of a similar cross to that which produced Dilkush, and three importations and several years’ waiting furnish me only three roots for sale.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: DORAK AB (Sir Michael Foster, BRS). Sdlg # NIA. TMB. Height and bloom season NIA. (I.iberica X I. cengialti). AIS Color Class: B3D (dark blue bitone). '76 CL: Dark blue bitone. Vallette: "ruffled soft violet; F. richly marked red-violet." J. Wallace & Co., 1909. Notes: Name approved; counted as a 22-chromosome diploid, an OB in both systems. Ref: AIS '39, p. 195; ASI '76, p. 30; Vallette, p. 176.

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