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(SDB) 'Encanto'

1974, Brown

'Encanto' (Alta Brown, R. 1973). Seedling M1582-8. SDB, 12" (30 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards fern green with darker midrib and edged with touch of bluebird blue; Falls darker with more brown, lighter strip down from tip of bright bluebird blue beard. 'Jolly Fellow' X 'Whiz Kid'. J. & J. Iris 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing ENCANTO (Alta Brown '74). M 1582-8: (Jolly Fellow X Whiz Kid). SDB, 12", M. The standards are fern green (Wilson 0862/3) with darker midribs and edged with just a touch of Bluebird blue (Wilson 042/2). The falls are a little darker with more brown (Wilson 08R2/2) having a light strip from the tip of the beard down the falls. The beard is a bright bluebird blue (Wilson 042/2). Beautifully formed, small and dainty, with flaring falls and domed standards. The colors are that of Mexico. The flower has much charm, and the Spanish name "charm" is Encanto. A really green-green iris. Net $7.50. J&J Iris Garden.

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