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■ (TB) 'Corrida'

1914, Millet

'Corrida' (Millet et Fils, 1914). TB, 36", Midseason late bloom, Color Class-B1L. Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society 1927. Diploïd. Homozygous purple (W1W1).

Nursery listings: Millet 1914; Bonnewitz 1920; Berry 1938; G. Bunyard & Co. 1938; Rowancroft (Blacklock) 1938; Vilmorin 1938; Wassenberg 1938; Katkamier 1939. The Iris Garden (D. Stoner) 1939

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References

Millet 1914: Bonnewitz 1920; Garden Illustrated $9: 393. June 25. 1927; Berry 1938; Bunyard 1938: Rowan 1938; Vilmorin 1938: Wasswerman 1938: Katkamier 1939; stoner 1939:
Vaughan's 1928 catalog says: " Corrida. 36 inches. "S" and "F" aniline-blue, a little darker than Celeste. Flowers of medium size; very free-flowering and late. Each. 50c."
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (p. 176). The American Iris Society.
From Longfield Iris Farm catalog, 1930: "Corrida (Millet, 1914). Flowers of medium size self-colored light blue. Fine. Effective in mass. Late flowering - - $0.25."
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: CORRIDA (Millet). A charming sky blue self of most delicate and graceful habits. S. light violet-blue; F. slightly deeper shade. The flowers are medium size, but of perfect form with erect, lightly frilled standards and straight-hanging falls. Very free flowering and late. 42 inches. 50 cts. each; $1.25 for 3; $4.00 per doz.
Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, Vol 53: Pt. 1, p. 135(Jan. 1928). Trials.

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