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■ (IB) 'Pfauenauge'

1906, Goos & Koenemann

'Pfauenauge' (Max Goos and August Koenemann, 1906) DB. Late midseason bloom. Color Class S6L. Registered as DB. G&K 1906; Van T 1912; Farr 1912; Koeh 1920; Francis 1920; Wing 1920; J.S.N.H.F. 24: 244 June 1923; Sheets 1928; Bonner 1932; Scudder 1933; Vilm 1938; Kat 1939; AAA 148; C, RHS 1916; AA clxii.

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References

From Peterson Nursery catalog, 1911: PFAUENATAGE, 18 inches. S. yellow. F. purple edged yellow. A new German variety. The name means peacock eye, from its yellow and bronze combination. Single root $0.50 each
From Farr's catalog, 1915: PFAUENAUGE (syn. Peacock). S. olive-gold; F. bluish plum-color, with a gold border. One of the most distinct and beautiful Irises in my collection. 10 in. 75 cts.
 
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: PFAUENAUGE (Peacock’s Eye) — New. A very distinct Iris with unique coloring and curious shadings. S. olive- gold; F. bluish-plum with wide border of gold and wide middle line of white; style arms olive-gold; beard orange. Ten inches. 50c.
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1920: PFAUENAUGE (PEACOCK’S EYE). Like Loreley except that the standards may be a little darker and that the yellow or gold border in the falls is a little wider, wider than in any other flower of its class; handsome; 15 in. 50 cts.; $4.50 a doz
From O. M. Pudor catalog, 1922: PEACOCK’S EYE (Pfauenauge). Very distinct Iris with standards of olive gold. Falls curiously and beautifully shaded, gold at the edges and deepening to plum color in the center. 22 in. 50c each, $4.50 doz.
From Treholme Gardens catalog 1928: PFAUENAUGE 58 formerly named Peacock Eye (G & K 1906) E. 80 G. 83 36" M. S. S. olive-gold; F. same color, shaded gold at the edges and deepening to plum purple in the center. Somewhat like Loreley with slightly darker standards andwider bordered falls. 50c,
The assignment to SDB is wrong. G&K described in their catalog of 1924-25 the height with 50 cm (20") - Iris Paradise - 2013-11-17

Synonyms

Oeil de Paon, Peacock's Eye, Pfauenange.

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