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■(LA) 'Violet Ray'

1949, Dormon

'Violet Ray' ( Caroline Dormon, R. 1949) LA. Color Class-R1M. Large purple x "Old Coral". Recorded as Vinie in 49 Checklist; Class renamed Louisiana Iris. DeBaillon Award 1953.

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From Sidney Conger Louisiana Iris catalog, 1951: VIOLET RAY. (Reg. 1949). This iris caused a sensation in Shreveport last year. The result of an unnamed big Abbeville purple X Old Coral. The 6½-inch flowers of pansy purple have a flat form, very firm and very broad segments. The radiant light yellow signal patch is surrounded by cream rays that extend to the center of the sepal. Height 30 inches. Most striking. Stock very limited. $15.00.

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