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(AR) 'Persephone'

1907, Van Tubergen


'Persephone' (C. G. Van Tubergen, 1907). Regeliocyclus, RC; S7M; Standards rose-lilac; falls delicate-lilac, with dark-violet veins; ('Korolkowi Concolor' X 'Iberica Van Houttei'). Van Tubergen 1908 . Iris korolkowii Regel X Iris iberica Hoffm.. Award of Merit the Royal Horticultural Society 1905 shown by Van Tubergen.

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Persephone The garden 1905.jpg


Hort. Dir. 46: 74. 1906.; Van Tubergen 1909; 1911; Krelage 1908; Grulleman 1909.
note: 'Perséphone' (lutescens aurea X Susiana) by Denis, listed in Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1922, 4e série, Tome XXIII, p. 185.
The Garden 67: 344. 10 June 1905, illustrated; provides the following: "IRIS PERSEPHONE. This is a large and handsome hybrid Iris, belonging to the Regelio-Cyclus group. It is beautifully veined with purple-black upon a white ground. It is a large and extremely showy Iris. It was exhibited by M. C. G. Van Tubergen, jun., Haarlem, Holland and received an award of merit from the floral committee of the Royal Horticultural Society on the 23rd ult."

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