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■(AR) 'Hebe'

Van Tubergen

'Hebe' RC (C. G. Van Tubergen). Regeliocyclus, AR, Blue-toned white, veined medium blue. Van Tubergen, before 1907. In Royal Iris Gardens 1933 catalog, it is described as "Standards cream, suffused lavender; Falls veined creamy gray ground, heavily veined and dotted lavender purple; beard and signal patch deep violet; styles solid lavender." I.korolkowii variety violacea X oncocyclus (I. lortetii ?). Van Tubergen 1907. [40 chr.]

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More information and illustration in The Gardeners' Chronicles, November 19, p.261, 1921
The Garden p.257, May 21, 1921 notes "Iris regelio-cyclus Hebe. – This is one of the several charming hybrids that were on view. In marking, the blooms are reminiscent of Iris Susiana; they are so delightfully laced and lined with deep violet on soft mauve ground. Award of Merit to Mr. van Tubergen, Haarlem.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: HEBE AR (C. G. Van Tubergen, BRS). Sdlg # NIA. RC, height and season NIA. Parentage unknown. AIS Color Class: S2M (squalens with blue feathering). '76 CL: Blue-toned white, veined medium blue. Rainbow: "light pinkish-lavender, with deep maroon lace work and a dark beauty spot." Vallette: "light pinky-lavender, netted and dotted maroon; dark signal." Van Tubergen, before 1907. Notes: Name approved; counted as a 40-chromosome amphidiploid, which would make it an OB in both systems instead of an RC so there may have been a case of mistaken identity. Ref: AIS '49, p. 123; ASI '76, p. 41; ASI '78 YB, p. 64; Vallette, p. 171
Journal of The Royal Horticultural Society, 1922 Award of Merit: To Iris' Hebe' (votes 12 for, 4 against), from Messrs. van Tubergen, june, Haarlem. This striking variety belongs to the Regelio-cyclus group. The standards are erect and heavily veined with violet, and the rounded falls are of a deeper shade veined with purple.
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