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(LA) 'Thistle-Tuft'

1949, DeBaillon /Dormon

'Thistle-Tuft' ( Mary DeBaillon/ Caroline Dormon, R. 1949) LA. Color Class Y8M. Collected in vicinity of New Orleans, LA by DeBaillon. Recorded as "Vinie" in 1949 Checklist; Class renamed Louisiana Iris.

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From Sidney Conger Louisiana Iris catalog, 1952: THISTLE TUFT. (Debaillon-Dormon). Overlapping floral segments, coupled with a campanulate form plus the delicate hue of the thistle tuft makes this a striking variety. The petals are so broad that it creates a double effect. Height, 26" to 30". $2.50.

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