■(TB) 'Acacia Rose'
(Hans Peter Sass
, R. 1928) TB. 32", Midseason bloom. Color Class-R1L. Syn: "Rose Acacia".
Nursery listings: Toedt. 1928 (Springtime Gardens
, Sarah Toedt, Hamburg, IA), Doub 1938 (Hearthstone Farm Iris Gardens
, M. Berry Doub, Hagerstown, MD), Wass. 1938 (Iris and Peonies,
Charles S. Wassenberg, Van Wert, OH).
(Sass-Toedt 1928)—Similar in coloring to the rose acacia (not quite so pink), and a general favorite with garden visitors. Medium large flowers with a flush of white on the center of the falls. I am using this with the moss locust or rose acacia under the white honey locust in the yard. Those who wish to duplicate this planting in their own gardens will find the rose acacia listed as Robinia hispida
. There are two forms of this. One is a shrub, the other a native of the Carolina woods, is a lower growing species of semi-creeping habit. Iris Acacia Rose, $2.00 each
. July 15th delivery. (Springtime Gardens, 1929, p. 6).
ACACIA ROSE (Sass-H.P. 1928) E.86, G.82, M. S., 32". A rose pink self flushed lighter at center of fall. A lighter shade than the Acacia rose. Resembles Wild Rose in color and form. (Treholme Gardens, 1930).
| Awaiting original catalog description
| Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939. The American Iris Society.
| Sarah Toedt’s Springtime Gardens. (1929). Garden notes and price list for 1929. Internet Archive. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/CAT31331518/page/n9/mode/2up.
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