■(TB) 'Bluebonnet'

1931, Egelberg

'Bluebonnet' (Leo Egelberg, R. 1930) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3M. 'Rhein Nixe' x Unknown. Kellogg 1931.

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From Hill Iris catalog, 1932: BLUEBONNET - (Egelberg, 1930) - Large blue purple bicolor of great contrast;extremely vigorous with almost perfect stalk. Has been grown in the Bronx test garden two years and they recommended its introduction .. $5.00.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2012-04-24
  • It is much bluer than my photos show. The camera I had at the time did not pick up that intense blue under-glow that some irises have. Much nicer in person than in photos. It is not just another purple. -Mike -- Main.mikeu - 06 Jan 2019
  • Do you know how one can buy this iris? -- WikiGuest - 13 Jun 2020
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