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■(TB) 'Betty Frances'

1988, Mahan

'Betty Frances' (Clarence Mahan, R. 1988). Seedling# 0184A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason late bloom. Fluted very pale violet (RHS 85D), giving appearance of near white with sea lavender throat; medium violet beard; sea lavender styles; slight fragrance. 'Navy Strut' X 'Lacy Snowflake'. Iris Pond 1989.

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From AIS Bulletin #273 April 1989 Introducing BETTY FRANCES (Mahan '89) Sdlg. 0 184A. TB, 34", M-L, 7 to 9 buds. Fluted, very pale violet (RHS 85D), giving appearance of near white with sea lavendar throat and styles. Medium violet beards; slight sweet fragrance. Very vigorous and lovely in the garden and beautiful on the bench. Navy Strut X Lacy Snowflake. Best Region 4 Seedling, 1986; EC, 1987. $30.00. The Iris Pond.

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BettyFrances02.jpgjpg BettyFrances02.jpg manage 117 K 31 May 2014 - 20:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
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Iris_germanica_Betty_Frances.JPGJPG Iris_germanica_Betty_Frances.JPG manage 71 K 28 Feb 2010 - 14:26 Main.chinon36 photo taken in the Parc Floral de Vincennes, Paris, France, zone 7
Topic revision: r9 - 06 Dec 2018, TLaurin
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