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■(AB) 'Ib-Mac'

1910, Van Tubergen

'Ib-Mac' OB ( C. G. Van Tubergen, 1910). AB, MB. Medium red bitoned blend. I. iberica X I. macrantha . Van Tubergen, 1910.

Note: There were apparently 2 cultivars of Ib-Mac in commerce: Ib-Mac (true) and Ib-Mac (false). See Reference area below:

Also listed in TB web: 'Ib-Mac'.

See below:



From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: IB-MAC-"True"-(van Tubergen '10) E 12" (iberica X Macrantha). This large globular flower of deep rosy violet is quite striking. The brown beard is accented by a black signal patch. In this hybrid we have the second of the very potent pollen parents spoken of under 'Capitola'. The leaves are quite sickle shaped (falcate) in the Onco fashion and are whitebased-this last characteristic we mention in further distinction to the following variety. $2.00
IB-MAC-"False"- (Unknown) E 24" (Unknown). This variety is labeled in many Catalogs as 'common' where a distinction is made between this and the foregoing variety.This is a delightful Iris and was doubtless named and introduced properly by its originator many years ago and through carelessness somewhere tagged lb-Mac. It is even quite possible, we think, that it is perhaps an old Foster or Dykes creation-for these men made many crosses which could have produced just such a flower. Many such crosses were recorded and some introduced-but today they have almost completely disappeared. We are still searching for many of them. It grows and blooms easily, has much taller quite straight upright leaves which are red based. The charming flower is in shades of heliotrope with a crimson signal patch, and its narrow elongated form suggests Regelia blood-probably 'korolkowi' or one of its varieties. $.50
From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1958: IB MAC (False). An old hybrid of mixed identity but a pretty flower: mulberry. Sterile. $.75
First known amphidiploid arilbred. [44 chr.]--Main.AnitaMoran - 26 Jan 2010

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