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Hybridizer George Sutton (1933-2013)

Porterville, California/Star, Idaho USA

George Sutton, the founder of Sutton's Iris Gardens and a prolific hybridizer, died May 29, 2013 at the age of 80. He registered hundreds of irises including some from most of the iris classes. Two of his Arilbred irises won the William Mohr Medal, 'Ulalena' in 2010, and 'Shabaza' in 2008. He and his wife Margaret were instrumental in creating the Porterville Iris Festival.
Also see: "Créateurs d'iris : Sutton's iris gardens" in IRIS et BULBEUSES: n°170, 2020, pp. 10-13.


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