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■(MDB) 'Cherry Spot'

1956, Welch

'Cherry Spot' ( Walter Welch, R. 1954). Seedling #L-522. DB, 6.5" (16 cm). Early bloom. Standards white; falls cherry red, bordered white; white beards. ((a yellow chamaeiris x 'Sass Dark Ruby') x Cook seedling #1546) X (( 'San Francisco' x a pumila ) x a chamaeiris ). Welch 1956. ASM 1956; Honorable Mention 1956;, BR 1957, Walter Welch Medal 1960, Caparne Award 1960.

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From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1962: CHERRY SPOT (Welch 1956) Each 2.50. Standards white; cherry red falls with a white border. White beard. Early. 7 inches. HM 1956.

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cherryspot02.JPGJPG cherryspot02.JPG manage 383 K 09 May 2017 - 02:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
cherryspot2.JPGJPG cherryspot2.JPG manage 803 K 20 Apr 2018 - 14:43 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Geraldine Couturier slide collection
Topic revision: r15 - 14 Dec 2022, Harloiris
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