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(AB) 'Pinto Lassie'

1956, Williams

'Pinto Lassie' OB- (B. Kensel Williams, R. 1955). Seedling 55B. AB, TB Hybrid, 28" (71 cm), Late bloom. Color Class-Y4. Cream white splashed mulberry, light dahlia purple (Wilson). 'Abbie Collet' X 'Capitola'. Diehl 1956

NOTE: Also listed in TB web: 'Pinto Lassie'.

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From AIS Bulletin #141, April 1956. Introducing PINTO LASSIE-Amazingly different large flowered onco-bred. Splashed and veined dahlia-purple over a cream white ground. $10.00. Diehl's Gardens.
From Diehl's Gardens catalog, 1956: PINTO LASSIE (Abbie Collet x Capitola) ML. 28". $10.00. So amazingly different that it stops visitors in their tracks, this large flowered oncobred is a true variegated iris. The broad blooms are splashed and veined light Dahlia-Purple over a soft cream-white ground, with broad bronze beard and brown dots stippling the haft. A novelty that seems to be taking the iris fanciers by storm. Advance orders leave a short supply. Typical onco branching.
 
 

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Topic revision: r14 - 04 Apr 2018, Betsy881
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