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(LA) 'Devil's Advocate'

1972, McGarvey

'Devil's Advocate' ( William McGarvey, R. 1972). Seedling 63 fulva cl-2. LA, height 15" (38 cm), Midseason late bloom and rebloom. Strong reddish orange (Munsell 7.5 6/12). 61 fulva cl-1: ( I. fulva collected seed pollinated in wild) X self. Old Brook 1972. A named Iris fulva .

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing DEVIL'S ADVOCATE (1972) 15". This is a pure I. fulva plant but with some very unusual chararteristics for a member of the Louisiana group. It survives well in Oswego, New York, where winter temperatures sometimes reach 20 degrees below and lower. Blooming soon after the TB season it then goes on to rebloom in August and September. This plant requires year round moist soil with considerable moisture in the spring and summer. Its flower is bright reddish orange. $35.00 net. Old Brook Gardens.

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