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(TB) 'Bonsor'

1938, Connell

'Bonsor' (Clarence Phillips Connell, R. 1934) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class B1D. slight fragrance. Cooley 1938.

1949 Checklist - adds fragrance.

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BONSOR (Connell)-For two successful years, this has been the smoothest and best blue bicolor in the garden. [Junius P. Fishburn, "Survey of 1940 Iris Season", A.I.S. Bulletin 78 (July 1940): 54.]
BONSOR (C. P. Connell 1938) M. A dark blue iris of rounded form with firm standards and flaring falls of velvety blue. One of the best dark blues. Per. R. 85 1941. 38 in. $1.50. [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens 1943 Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, A Selected List of Tall Bearded Iris.

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