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(SDB) 'Merry Maker'

1954, Douglas

'Merry Maker' (Geddes Douglas, R. 1953). SDB, 8" (20 cm) Late bloom. Deep magnolia purple self, bright orange beard. 'Minnie Colquitt' X pumila violet. Fairmount 1954.

NOTE: Originally registered IB 'Merry Maker' because of bloom time, but is considered SDB because of heigth.

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Fairmount 1954 catalog gives "MERRY MAKER (Douglas 1954) E. Rich and colorful, this bright wine red has a brilliant yellow beard. Three well formed flowers with no crowding give this iris great garden value. 10 in. "
 

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