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1989, Davidson

'Beetroot' (B. LeRoy Davidson, 1989). A heavily veined purple-on-white, the stalk and foliage to 38 in., the latter deeply colored reddish purple rather than violet, the stalk with 3 branches and 7 flowers, so pubescent on the Falls as to appear actually bearded." Iris xrobusta. (A 'Sarah Tiffney' seedling named by B. LeRoy Davidson, SIGNA 42: 1517. Spring 1989).

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beetroot1.jpegjpeg beetroot1.jpeg manage 105 K 18 Feb 2020 - 23:33 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Carla Lankow slide collection
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beetroot3.jpegjpeg beetroot3.jpeg manage 86 K 19 Feb 2020 - 20:04 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Carla Lankow slide collection
beetroot4.jpegjpeg beetroot4.jpeg manage 87 K 19 Feb 2020 - 20:08 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Carla Lankow slide collection
Topic revision: r10 - 04 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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