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(AB) 'Shirin'

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'Shirin' OB ( Sir Michael Foster,). AB, TMB, tall. Dark blue bicolor. I. Iberica X I.pallida . J. Wallace, 1913.

NOTE: Also listed in TB web: 'Shirin'.

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From R. Wallace Co. catalog, 1922: Shirin (lberica x Pallida). Standards large soft violet-purple, falls deeper and more purple. It belongs to the same group as Dilkash, but lacks the large black throat blotch. 2ft. 5/- each.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: SHJRIN AB (Sir Michael Foster, BRS). Seedling # NIA. TMB, tall, bloom season NIA. I iberica X I pallida. AIS Color Class: B3D (dark blue bitone). '76 CL: Dark blue bicolor. Vallette: "reddish blend." J. Wallace, 1913. Notes: Name approved; counted as a 22-chromosome diploid, an OB in both systems. Ref: AIS '39; p. 493; ASI '76, p. 77; ASI '78 YB, p. 64.;Vallette, p. 179.

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Topic revision: r10 - 10 Mar 2020, Betsy881
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