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■(TB) 'Bess Bergin'

1972, Denman

'Bess Bergin' (Clarence Denman, R. 1972). TB, 30" (76 cm), Late midseason bloom and rebloom. White with light yellow hafts. 'Snow Goddess' X 'Ech-Chams Harra'. Denman 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #204 January 1972 Introducing BESS BERGIN (Denman '72). TB. 30". ML and Re. Large white with light yellow hafts (RHS II-B). Good substance, slightly ruffled, fragrant. Standards closed. Falls semiflaring, 3-1/2" wide, broad hafts. Yellow beard (RHS II-B). Blooms in spring and reblooms from late October to December. Plant is three-eighths aril, has hybrid vigor, and is a good increaser. Sturdy stalks, branches are short but far enough apart to display the seven-inch blooms. Four to five buds per stalk. Has no pollen but sets seed. SNOW GODDESS X ECHCHAMS-HARRA. $35.00. (Named in memory of the vivacious and enthusiastic irisarian, Mrs. Elizabeth Bergin, who for three years was the able RVP of Region 17.) Denman's Reblooming Iris Garden.
 
 

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Bess-BerginN.jpgjpg Bess-BerginN.jpg manage 39 K 21 Oct 2011 - 14:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
BessBergin.jpgjpg BessBergin.jpg manage 41 K 28 Dec 2018 - 14:54 Main.davepote AIS Bulletin 204(January 1972): 93. Pictured are Paul Horton, Dr. C. P. Denman, Mrs. Frank Courtney, Mabel Wilkerson, and Joe Bergin, and a show stalk of amazing BESS BERGIN, Omaha, NE, October 20, 1971.
BessBergin01.jpgjpg BessBergin01.jpg manage 62 K 06 Apr 2015 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Weiler
rsz_bessbergin.jpgjpg rsz_bessbergin.jpg manage 71 K 12 Jan 2014 - 02:36 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Scottie Finney
Topic revision: r9 - 28 Dec 2018, davepote
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