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■ (Spec) 'Contraband Girl'

1953, Duplechain

'Contraband Girl' ( Mrs. W. E. Duplechain, R. 1953). LA 36", Midseason bloom. Color Class-Rv1L. Lavender-pink self (Fischer RV5), orange-yellow signal. Collected. PresumedIris virginica L. because of entry below.

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'Contraband Girl' Offered by We-Du Nurseries Rte 5, Box 724 Marion, N. C. 28752; 1992 Catalogue states Iris virginica " An extremely vigorous form. Larger in all parts than the species; foliage lush and bold." may be 'Contraband Girl'. Also seems to be identical with Iris virginica L. "Orchid" as offered by Lorena Reid. Iris virginica L.. Rene Duval, 1992.
'Contraband Girl' listed in Ensata catalog as Iris virginica. Listed on Niche Gardens, Chapel Hill, North Carolina website as I. virginica.

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contrabandgirl01.jpegjpeg contrabandgirl01.jpeg manage 69 K 19 Feb 2020 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Carla Lankow slide collection
contrabandgirl02.jpegjpeg contrabandgirl02.jpeg manage 91 K 19 Feb 2020 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Carla Lankow slide collection
contrabandgirl03.jpegjpeg contrabandgirl03.jpeg manage 84 K 19 Feb 2020 - 23:36 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Carla Lankow slide collection
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Topic revision: r11 - 26 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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