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■(LA) 'Accolade'

1945, Chowning

'Accolade' (Frank Chowning, R. 1945). LA. Height 24-28". Midseason bloom. Lavender-pink self. Arkansas yellow I. fulva X collected wine purple LA. Recorded as Vinie in 49 Checklist; Class renamed Louisiana Iris.

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From Sidney Conger Louisiana Iris catalog, 1951: ACCOLADE. (Reg. 1945). An uncontrolled hybrid believed to be Arkansas Yellow Fulva X Imperialis. Lovely flower whose petals are at first upright and later open to make a flat flower. Pure self of lavender-pink which has been aptly compared to strawberry ice cream in color. Slow of increase. 24 to 28 inches. Tends to become dormant after blooming. Hardy. Midseason. $10.00.

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Topic revision: r9 - 10 Oct 2017, Betsy881
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