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■(TB) 'Bearded Lady'

1955, Craig

'Bearded Lady' (Tom Craig, R. 1955). TB, 38" (97 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. Color Class-RV2, Pansy plicata, Standards pinkish lavender, falls white heavily stippled and washed pinkish violet. Horned. ('Joseph's Mantle' x 'Novelty') X 'Heatherlands'. Craig 1955.

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From Tom Craig Iris and Daylily Catalog for 1955: (New Introductory Iris) BEARDED LADY (Craig). This huge bright ruffled orchid plicata fancy blooms over a long period in the spring and again in the fall. Its color has unusual carrying power and garden value. It is a HORNED iris; the largest and best of this type now in commerce. Some of its flowers have frilled horns 2" long. (Joseph's Mantle x Novelty) x Heatherlands. 38". $20.00

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-09-23
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BeardedLady01.jpgjpg BeardedLady01.jpg manage 17 K 15 Aug 2015 - 15:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ivan Craig
BeardedLady01edt.jpgjpg BeardedLady01edt.jpg manage 18 K 13 Mar 2018 - 21:44 Main.Harloiris Detail of Ivan Craig photo
BeardedLady02.jpgjpg BeardedLady02.jpg manage 579 K 15 Aug 2015 - 15:27 Main.TLaurin This is a drawing from Tom Craig catalog
Topic revision: r11 - 25 Jul 2022, EdenSprings
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