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(TB) 'Bel-Air'

1947, Milliken

'Bel-Air' (Carl S. Milliken, R. 1947) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B9M. From a series of seedlings.

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1948: BEL AIR (Milliken) A very much ruffled. round flower in the medium violet shades (hyssop violet to light hyssop violet- Ridgway). Both standards and falls are about the same size. 2 inches x 2 inches or larger. The style arms and crests are broader. The petals are translucent enough so that the ruffling is accented by highlights and shadows. It has a pleasing delicate fragrance. An altogether delightful iris. 2-1/2 feet. $10.00.

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Topic revision: r3 - 11 Feb 2018, BetsyHiggins
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