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(SPEC) 'Cajanus'

1896, Gen. B.

'Cajanus' (General Bulb Co., 1896) Subgenus Xiphium; Spanish Iris (Iris xiphium), Color code Y4L; Van Waveren 1906; 1927; Grullemans 1907; Van Tubergen 1909;Wallace 1913; 1934; Driehuizen Bros. 1916; Flower Grower 15: 403. September %; Delkin 1938; Barr 1938; Synonyms; 'Mouche d'Or; 'Swebitom'; 'Yellow Giant' Sometimes mixed with 'Colibri';

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Van Waveren 1927 catalog notes "CAJANUS. Canary yellow with orange yellow blotches on the “falls,” tall $45.00"
Van Scheepers 1936 catalog notes "CAJANUS: Very fine canary-yellow with orange-yellow blotches on the falls. $.80 for 10; $5.50 per 100.
Delkin 1938 catalog notes "Cajanus (Yellow Giant). Large deep yellow, late flowering... 27.00 15.00

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Topic revision: r8 - 15 Feb 2022, BobPries
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