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(AB) 'Sardis'

1944, White

'Sardis' OB ( Clarence G. White, R. 1944). AB, TMB, tall. Early bloom. White with light bluish pattern. Parentage unknown.

Also listed in TB web: 'Sardis'.

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1948: SARDIS (C. G. White) Another contribution to the early flowering iris, this one being particularly adapted for centerpieces, the flowers measuring about 4 inches by 3-1/2 inches. The coloring is in the lighter tones of lilac-violet, the flaring falls being lightly penciled and having irregular blackish red-purple signal patches beginning near the end of the beard. The stem is unbranched. The plant is exceptionally vigorous. 30 inches. An oncobred. $1.50.
From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: SARDIS (White '44) M 15" (Oncobred). A medium sized flower of lilac violet which has great charm.There is a light penciling and signal patch of dark red purple. $.75.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: SARDIS AB (Clarence G. White, R. 1944). seedling # NIA. TMB, tall, E. Parentage unknown. AIS Color Class: S1L (light blue-toned squalens). '76 CL: White with light bluish pattern. Court of Iris: "lilac-violet, light penciling and signal patch of dark red purple." Vallette: "light bluish white." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: Classified as an OB by the '76 committee. Ref: AIS '49, p. 214; ASI '76, p. 75; Vallette, p. 179.

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