■(IB) 'Abelard'

1933, Sass

'Abelard'. (Hans Peter Sass, R. 1933). IB; height 26" (65 cm), Early bloom. Color Code-S6M; Standards deep livid brown, falls Verona purple. ( Iris pumila X unknown ); Sass-H.P. 1934. actually thought to be Iris lutescens Lam. X TB. Honorable Mention 1936.

Nursery listings: Sass-H. P. 1934, Horton 1937 (Irisdale Gardens, Mrs. Norman Horton, Elkhardt, IN), Gage 1938 (Sunnyside Gardens, L. Merton Gage, Natick, MA).

ABELARD (H. P. Sass, 1934) - lntermediate. S. deep livid brown. F. veronia purple. 26-inch branching stems. 50c. (Maple Road Gardens, 1937).

ABELARD Chestnut and purple—a combination at once colorful and somber like the tragic and brilliant life of the man whose love is history. Each .50; 3 for $1.25. (Walter Marx, 1957, p. 33).

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References:

American Iris Society. (1936). Awards of the American Iris Society for 1936. Bulletin of the American Iris Society, 63(October 1936), 64.
Maple Road Gardens. (1937). Sass iris list 1937. The American Iris Society Iris Encyclopedia. Retrieved from: https://wiki.irises.org/pub/Hist/Info1937CatalogSassJacob/1937_SASS_IRIS_LIST_MAPLE_ROAD_GARDENS.pdf.
Walter Marx Gardens. (1957). Nursery catalog for summer and fall 1957. American Iris Society Iris Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://wiki.irises.org/pub/Hist/Info1957CatalogWalterMarx/1957_SUMMER_AND_FALL_WALTER_MARX_GARDENS.pdf.
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939. The American Iris Society.

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