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(AB) 'Velvo'

1933, Sass

'Velvo' OGB (Jacob Sass, R. 1933). AB, DMB, low height, Early bloom. Red and blue bitone, medium. 'Beatrix' X seedling (I. pumila x ?). Sass, 1933.

Also listed in MDB web 'Velvo' and SDB web 'Velvo'.

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From Sass catalog, 1937: From Sass catalog, 1937: VELVO (Jacob Sass, 1933)- S. pleroma violet darkening toward midrib; F. velvety dark Madder violet overlaid red. Small black blotch at end of the bronzy brown beard. Two flowers on 8-inch stems. $5.00.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: VELVO AB (Jacob Sass, R. 1933. Seedling # NIA. DMB, low height, early. Beatrix X Y seedling (pumila x ?). AIS Color Class: R3M (medium red bitone). '76 CL: Red and blue bitione, medium. Rainbow: "Dwarf, but huge, ruffied, brilliant purple and dark crimson. Vallette: "velvety brown violet." Sass, 1933. Notes: An 0GB in the quantum system, probably an OGB- in the chromosome-set system. Ref: AIS '39, p. 552; ASI '76, p. 88; Vallette, p. 179.

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