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(SPEC) 'Reticulata Hercules'

before 1934, Van Tubergen

'Reticulata Hercules' ( C. G. Van Tubergen, before 1934, R. 1936). Section Hermodactyloides. Reticulata; Color Code-S7D; Dark red-toned blend. Van T. 1936; A.M. Haarlem 1933. See also 'Hercules'. Iris reticulata. M. Bieb. 'Hercules'.

Not to be confused with 'Hercules' a Spanish Iris or 'Hercule' a Japanese Iris.

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Awaiting original catalog description
 
Recieved an Award of Merit Haarlem 1933
The following catalogs were noted in the 1939 checklist; Van Tubergen 1936; Barr 1937; Waterer 1947; Starker 1938;
 
Starker 1937 catalog gives "'Reticulata Hercules'. Deep bronzy-violet, broad petalled form with orange crest. Very distinct and fine. New. $1.00. "
Oakhurst 1939 gives "RETICULAR A HERCULES (Bulbous). 1.00 Bright red-purple. Blooms a week later than Reticulata. 8 in."
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