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■(JI) 'Raspberry Rimmed'

1979, McEwen

'Raspberry Rimmed' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1979) Sdlg. T275/3. JI (single tetraploid), 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards white with narrow edge of raspberry red (RHS 59A); Falls white with 1" irregular rim of raspberry red, streaked white at inner edge, central area splashed with short streaks of raspberry red; golden signal. (Garden Caprice' x 68/24(2)) X T164/12. McEwen 1979. Honorable Mention 1981, Payne Award 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #234 Summer 1979 Introducing RASPBERRY RIMMED (T275/3): Tetraploid, 36", EM and reblooms. Our first tetraploid Japanese iris introduction. 9" single blooms with 5" flaring falls of white, splashed red and with wide raspberry red rims. Superb starchy substance. Two branches plus terminal with 6-7 buds. Rebloomed for a total of 39 days in 1978. T 172/9@: (Garden Caprice x sdlg.) X T 164/12: (Ageha x Shikino Hajima). Very fertile with tetraploids. A numbered tetraploid seedling will be included with each order to provide a plant for crossing. Very limited stock. $50.00. Currier McEwen.

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raspberryrim1.jpgjpg raspberryrim1.jpg manage 223 K 28 Jul 2016 - 20:25 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
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