■(SPX) 'Holden's Child'
, R. 1988). Wide apogon hybrid, height 27" (69 cm), Midseason bloom. Dark red purple (RHS 83A/B) with flanges on hafts; solid stalk. 'Holden Clough'
X self. Pope's perennials 1991. Randolph-Perry Medal 2001
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| From AIS Bulletin #280 January 1991 Introducing HOLDEN'S CHILD: (Holden Clough x self), 28", M-L A wide apogon hybrid that maks the most vigorous clump of leaves in my garden. The redpurple flowers are held above the foliage on multi-branched stalks. After blooming, the lush foliage is a welcome addition to the perennial garden. Its parent, Holden Clough, is now presumed to be a cross of I. Pseudacorus and I. Foetidissima. $25. Seaways Gardens/Pope's Perennials.
| From Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm catalog 2018: Holden's Child (Tiffney '88) 36" Second generation away from a wide cross involving Iris pseudacorus and an unknown gives a robust plant that is not invasive with seed. The dark red violet falls are topped with soft amethyst violet standards. Full sun with a loose rich moist soil, deciduous, very vigorous. Light chartreuse foliage-Blooms May. $10.00.
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