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(TB) 'Akbar'

1927, Dykes

'Akbar' (W. R. Dykes, R. 1927) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S3M. Dykes 1929; Award of Merit Royal Horticultural Society 1930.

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Akbar 3 ft. Standards--Very dusky violet shading to bronze. Rich darker velvety falls. Very good large erect flower with a gold beard. ("The Dykes Irises" catalog 1929)
Gardeners' Chronicle 81: 407. June 11, 1927%;
Gardeners' Chronicle 82: 126. August 13, 1927
Schreiners 1929; Knap Hill 1939
Garden Illustrated 52: 651. October 4, 1930

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