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(JI) 'Battle Cry'

1953, Marx

'Battle Cry' ( Walter Marx, R. 1951) JI, 60" (152 cm), Extra early bloom. Single. Standards red, Falls deeper red. Aka-fukurin x 'Karahashi'. Marx 1953.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: BATTLE CRY (Marx 1953) Each $2.50 A positive step nearer a real red iris. Standards are just a shade lighter than the falls. The color is strikingly contrasted by a large white center and yellow signals. Of most excellent habits, the 7 inch flowers are borne high above the leaves on 4½ to 5 foot sterns. The combined height and strong color offer you a most conspicuous subject for any part of the garden. Semi-double and one of the first to bloom.

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Topic revision: r7 - 16 Jul 2017, Betsy881
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