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■(TB) 'Aurex'

1932, Nicholls

'Aurex' (Col. Jesse Nicholls, R. 1931) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y9D. 'Ambassadeur' x 'Fire God'. Nicholls(Royal Iris Gardens) 1932, Over The Garden Wall 1932. 1949 Checklist, p41 - adds reg. date.

See below:

Wister Iris 118 -- Iris Aurex May 5, 1945 (2).jpg


From Maple Valley iris Garden catalog, 1937: AUREX (Nich. 1932) M. 38 in. A clear and brilliant variegata, with bright colonial buff stands and deep crimson purple falls edged with buff. 40c.
AUREX - A beautifully formed flower with ruffled S., yellow having a primrose center. F. maroon edged yellow. Color and substance fine and form also. [Mrs. Herman E. Lewis, "Varietal Notes 1938", A.I.S. Bulletin 72 (January 1939): 9.]
See John C. Wister Collection, Scott Arboretum Archives, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Wister%20Iris%20118%20--%20Iris%20Aurex%20May%205%2c%201945.jpg

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