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(TB) 'Cloud Castle'

1944, Graves

'Cloud Castle' ( Robert J. Graves, R. 1940). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class B1L, Self, large light lavender blue, yellow beard. 'Sensation' X 'Gloriole'. Graves 1944. Honorable Mention 1944; Award of Merit 1949.

1949 Checklist citations: Bull. A.I.S. 94:3 Aug. 1944; Bull. A.I.S. 115:5 Oct. 1949.

CLOUD CASTLE (Graves, 1944) Each $2.00. Exquisite wistaria-blue with mauve undertone, a very large and majestic iris. The falls are slightly waved and ruffled, broad and widely flaring. A fit companion to Azure Skies, taller and more on the mauve side than blue. HM AIS, 1944. [Cooley's Iris catalog 1952, p. 12]

CLOUD CASTLE (Graves, 1944) : While its color is pale blue, it lasted in the hot sun for days. An excellent iris of good form and substance. Calif. [“Varietal Comments” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 103, (October 1946): 61.]


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