■(TB) 'Buechley Giant'
(E. M. Buechley
, 1932) TB. 40", Midseason bloom. Color Class-B. Blue. Buechley 1932. Synonyms: Blue Giant
, Beuchley's Giant
, Beuchly's Giant, Buechley's Giant.
Related links: Novelty Iris
Nursery listings: Besecker 1932; Wasserman 1932; Callis 1937[Beuchly's Giant
]; J. D. Long 1938[Beuchley's Giant
]; Katkamier 1939.
Additional nurseries not listed: Salbach 1936[Buechley's Giant
] (p. 8); Tip Top 1936
]; Wayman 1943.
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| From Carl Salbach catalog 1936: Buechley's Giant. A simply huge.light lavender blue bicolor that has been described as a glorified Lord of June. One of the largest iris grown, and considered by at least one grower to be his best seller. Mid-season. 40-in. $1.00.
| Buechley Giant: (B) (Buechley) 1. Very fine, tall, clear-toned blue. Color is not sacrificed to size. Both very outstanding. (Ia.) 2. Great size the only feature. (Ill.) (There seems to be a wide difference of opinion on this iris for it was rated as low as 66 by one judge, and as high as 94 by another.—R.S.S.)
| Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (p. 125, 142). The American Iris Society.
| Wayman, 1943: Buechley Giant—50 in. E. Immense brilliant blue. A beauty. 0.35c.
| BUECHLEY GIANT. Self. B1L. Buechley 1932. Brief: Large; light haft and styles; S. pale lavender violet fading lighter; F. pleroma violet fading to pale mauve at edge; 4 ft. Details: A spreading flower; S. erect; F. drooping with flaring tips; beard projecting, orange tipt. Remarks: Might be described as a paler Titan.
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