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■(BB) 'Miss Nellie'

1983, Burch

'Miss Nellie' (James Burch, R. 1979). Seedling #38-2. BB, 27" (69 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards greyed yellow (RHS 160C) blended with pale violet (84D); falls dark red-violet (71A) edged with light violet (80B); yellow-green (153D) beard. 'Child Star' X 'Mexicali'. Burch 1983. Honorable Mention 1985; Award of Merit 1987; Knowlton Medal 1990.

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From AIS Bulletin #249 April 1983 Introducing MISS NELLIE-BB (Child Star X Mexicali) The tightly domed standards are yellow (RHS 160C) blended with pale violet; falls are flaring and red-purple (71A) in the center, edged in lighter purple. This dainty iris was named for Mrs. Nellie Stewart, a spry, long time AIS member. HC '82, EC '82. $15.00. Burch Iris Garden.

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BBMissNellie.jpgjpg BBMissNellie.jpg manage 51 K 12 Jan 2010 - 01:55 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
MissNellie01.jpgjpg MissNellie01.jpg manage 65 K 26 Nov 2014 - 16:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MissNellieN.jpgjpg MissNellieN.jpg manage 31 K 20 Oct 2011 - 23:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
missnellie01.jpgjpg missnellie01.jpg manage 96 K 22 Feb 2016 - 20:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
missnellie02.JPGJPG missnellie02.JPG manage 404 K 12 May 2017 - 15:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
missnellie04.JPGJPG missnellie04.JPG manage 70 K 03 Jul 2014 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
missnellie3.jpgjpg missnellie3.jpg manage 57 K 01 Nov 2013 - 21:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
missnellie4.jpgjpg missnellie4.jpg manage 135 K 06 Jul 2018 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
missnellie5.jpgjpg missnellie5.jpg manage 138 K 04 Jun 2020 - 01:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
missnellie9.JPGJPG missnellie9.JPG manage 449 K 18 Jan 2021 - 15:31 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r28 - 18 Jan 2021, TLaurin
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