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■(AB) 'Zebulon'

1941, Callis

'Zebulon' ( Ella Callis, R. 1941) TB. Very late bloom. Color Class-B1M. 'Sir Knight' x 'Ormohr'.

Also listed in TB web 'Zebulon'.

NOTE: This iris has not been accepted as an arilbred by the Aril Society International because it does not exhibit the aril characteristics necessary for ASI acceptance.

See below:



From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: ZEBULON (Callis '41) LM 39" (Sir Knight X Ormohr). Shades from lilac-rose to purple-crimson, this flower is decorated with maroon veins. Reported to be fertile both ways--even on difficult hybrids. A rather new acquisition with us--we have not tried its fertility. $1.00
From Rainbow Hybridizing catalog, 1955: LM-39" Huge, veined lilac rose and purplish crimson. Fertile.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: ZEBULON Disenrolled. (Callis, R. 1941). Seedling # NIA. TB, VL. Sir Knight X Ormohr. AIS Color Class: B1M. (Medium blue self.) Court of Iris: "Shades from lilac-rose to purple-crimson, this flower is decorated with maroon veins." Rainbow: "Huge, veined lilac-rose and purplish crimson." Vallette: "Huge red-purple TB." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes:1/8 onco, qualified as an arilbred until the quantum requirement was adopted. Ref: AIS '49, p. 262; Vallette, p. 193.

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