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■(AB) 'Giran'

1913, Foster

'Giran' OB (Sir Michael Foster, 1913). IMB, (Intermediate Miscellaneous Bearded now classed as arilbred). medium height. Red self, dark. I. iberica x I. pallida. R. Wallace & Co., 1913.

Note: Also listed in IB web: 'Giran'.

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From Bonnewitz catalog, 1923/24: GIRAN (Foster) $5.00. I have imported this Iris twice and also bought it of an American grower, but it has not multiplied rapidly, and I can spare only a few roots.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: GIRAN AB (Sir Michael Foster, BRS). Sdlg # NIA. IMB, medium height, season NIA. I. iberica x I. paJlida. AIS Color Class:-R7D (red self with red secondary tones). '76 CL: Red self, dark. Vallette: "fairly large beautiful wine self." R. Wallace & Co., 1913. Notes: Name approved; an OB (diploid) in both systems. Ref: AIS '39, p. 245; ASI '76, p. 38; Valette, p.176.

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