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(TB) 'Ashtoreth'

1932, Beaudry

'Ashtoreth' (Eugene Beaudry, R. 1930) TB, Midseason bloom, Color Class-Y4L, (yellow seedlng. X 'Gold Imperial'). Honorable Mention 1930.

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ASHTORETH (Beau. '32) A clear light yellow self, with rich gold venations, the gold being also carried down the sides of the falls. The fast-growing qualities make this an excellent yellow for massing. 36". H.M. A.I.S. '30..........$3.50 [Irises That Are Growing Over-the-Garden-Wall catalog Summer 1935/Spring 1936].
Ashtoreth is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as a foreign, non-Judahite goddess, the principal goddess of the Sidonians or Phoenicians, representing the productive power of nature.
Pattison 1938

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