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(AB) 'Eastermohr'

1949, Weidner

'Eastermohr' ( Earl Weidner, R. 1949) TB. Late midseason bloom. Color Class-B1L. 'William Mohr'x 'Easter Morn'. Weidner 1953.

Note: Also listed in TB web: 'Eastermohr'.

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From Easy Breeze Gardens catalog, 1955: EASTERMOHR (Weidner '53) 40". Very large medium blue Wm. Mohr seedling, with broadly rounded blooms and fine stalks. $18.00.
From Iris Test Garden catalog, 1955: EASTERMOHR. {Weidner 1953). M. Blue irises are my favorites, and for several years I have been looking for an Onco hybrid that was really blue, and in Eastermohr I have found it. It comes from a cross of William Mohr x Easter Morn, and it has J inherited the color and excellent branching from the pollen parent. The flowers are large and ruffled, of clear medium blue with firmly cupped standards, and full semi-flaring falls. Tall, sturdy three way branching stalks, vigorous foliage, and strong rhizomes. The blooms are most pleasing in form, and it is the bluest Onco-hybrid that I have seen. A great addition to this class of iris. 40 in. Stock limited. $12.00.
 
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000:EASTER MOHR AB (Earl Weidner, R. 1949). Sdlg #NIA.TB, tall, late-mid-season. William Mohr X Easter Morn. AIS Color Class:!BIL (light blue self). '76 CL: Light blue self. Craig: "Large onco-hybrid that is really blue. Standards are firmly cupped and the falls are semiflaring. Good branching." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes:registered as a TB but qualifies as an OB- in both systems; Craig gives 1953 as date of introduction. Ref: AIS '49, p. 93; ASI '76, p. 31.
 

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