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(LA) 'Caroline Dormon'

1943, Dormon

'Caroline Dormon' (Ruth Dormon, R. 1943) LA. Nataural hybrid in garden of natives. Recorded as Vinie in 49 Checklist; Class renamed Louisiana Iris.

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Iris Caroline Dormon 1953cat Milliken Gardens ArcadiaCA copy 2.jpeg
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From Sidney Conger Louisiana Iris catalog, 1951: CAROLINE DORMON (R. Dormon). An iris certainly worthy of its name. If the unusual is what one likes, here it is. Starting with a heart of pale gold, the colors blend to a deep rose-red at the tip of the sepals and petals. The sepals recurve slightly upward at the tip forming a point. A 6" flower borne on a 36" stem. Has a deeper color in the sun. $3.50.
 
 

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