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■(AR) 'Theseus'

'Theseus' (C. G. Van Tubergen, Not Registered) Regeliocyclus, RC. Standards deep violet with deeper veins; falls cream-white netted deep violet; deep violet signal.

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From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: Here we are again on familiar ground for Theseus was an Athenian king who conquered the Amazons and one of his wives was their queen. (He had several-though only one at a time we think.) The standards are a deep violet with even deeper veins and the falls are of creamy-white with veining and a blotch of deep violet. Parentage not recorded. Early midseason bloom. 20". $1.50.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: THESEUS AR (C. G. Van Tubergen, NR). Sdlg #NIA. Parentage unknown. '76 CL: Amethyst mulberry; black signal and beard. Court of Iris: "Deep violet standards with deeper veins. The cream-white surface of the falls is netted deep violet. Signal the same." Rainbow: "EM-21 ". Standards deep amethyst pink, veined in dark mulberry. Falls similar, but with a silvery white border and a signal and beard in black." Mount Clare, 1969. Notes: Counted as a 21-chromosome diploid, an RC in both systems. Ref: ASI '76, p. 84.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Theseus_danielson.jpgjpg Theseus_danielson.jpg manage 40 K 13 Jun 2014 - 14:24 BobPries Danielson photo
theseus01.JPGJPG theseus01.JPG manage 62 K 30 Dec 2014 - 03:56 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
theseus4.JPGJPG theseus4.JPG manage 174 K 11 Apr 2020 - 02:15 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1955 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
theseus9.JPGJPG theseus9.JPG manage 204 K 26 Apr 2023 - 02:46 UnknownUser Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
thesus02.jpgjpg thesus02.jpg manage 55 K 28 Dec 2015 - 04:04 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Herbert Kerr slide collection
Topic revision: r19 - 26 Apr 2023, TLaurin
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