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■(TB) 'Berna Derby'

1959, Watkins

'Berna Derby' (Edward and Arthur Watkins, R. 1958). Seedling# 51-49. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class V1M, Violet self; blue beard. 'Helen McKenzie' x 'Major Eff'. Fairmount 1959.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1963: BERNA DERBY (Watkins-Watkins 1959) M.L. A vigorous and colorful iris that under the number 51-49W was greatly admired in 1958 by visitors from many parts of this country. It is a large flaring very ruffled medium violet with firmly closed standards, flaring fluted falls and blue tipped beard. Tall and stately with three blooms open at one time on well branched stalks. (Helen McKenzie x Major Eff). H.M.,A.I.S. 1961. 38 in. $7.00

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