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■(TB) 'Chasseur'

1920, Vilmorin

'Chasseur' (Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie, 1920). TB. 36", Midseason/Late bloom. Color Class Y4L. Vilmorin 1920. Certificate of Merit (S.N.H.F.) 1920, Award of Merit (R.H.S.) 1922; seedlg yr. 1917; Certificate of Merit & Special Prize (S.N.H.F.) 1922.

See below:


Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1920, 4e série, Tome XXI, p. 168; 1922, Tome XXIII, p. 215; note: listed as introduced in 1917.
Revue Horticole, 1937, Nouvelle série, Tome XXV, photo p. 534.
Vilmorin-Andrieu & Cie, plantes 1926, p. 59.
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (p. 158, 159). The American Iris Society.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: CHASSEUR (Vilmorin 1923). One of the outstanding yellow varieties that has received high honors abroad. The flowers are large, with broad standards and well-rounded falls of clear, deep yellow, shaded lighter at the center of the falls and marked purplish-red at the base. 36 inches. Considered very fine for garden effect. $2.50 each.
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1926: CHASSEUR (Vilmorin) $4.00. A new yellow Iris from France, and it is a much better yellow variety than ever before came from that country. S. bright straw yellow; F. same color with red markings at the base. It will have to compete with Citronella and the best American yellow varieties. The world is anxious to obtain a good, tall growing, yellow Iris.
Tip Top 1936.


Chasseuer, Chausseur.

Nursery Listings

Nursery listings: Vilmorin 1920, 1938; Grandview (E. Rauch) 1931[Chausseur]; Bonnewitz 1924; G. Bunyard & Co. 1938; Rowancroft (Blacklock) 1938; Wassenberg 1938; Katkamier 1939; E. Turbat et Cie 1939; L. Boehmer (n.d.)[Chasseuer]. Additional nurseries not listed: Bonnewitz 1926; Indian Spring Farms 1927;

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chasseur-catalog.jpgjpg chasseur-catalog.jpg manage 169 K 20 Nov 2018 - 08:14 UnknownUser From Vilmorin-Andrieux catalog (1938), p. 13
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