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■(TB) 'Country Manor'

1973, Kegerise

'Country Manor' (Eleanor Kegerise, R. 1972). Seedling# 20-70. TB, 39" (99 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards white; falls white with light yellow hafts; yellow beard; ruffled. 'Cup Race' X seedling# 1-66: 'Swan Ballet' x 'Rippling Waters'). Eleanor Kegerise 1973. President's Cup 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing COUNTRY MANOR. Sdlg. 20-70 T.B. M-L 38-40 in. Cup Race X 1-66 (Swan Ballet x Rippling Waters). A large ruffled creamy white. Light yellow hafts and yellow beard create a DREAM DATE glowing center. Nicely held standards and rounded falls. An exceptionally strong well-branched stalk having three branches and terminal-at times an additional spur. It consistently blooms with three open flowers at one time. But count nine. A good increaser and fertile both ways. Indeed a show stalk. HC '72. $25.00. Eleanor Kegerise.
COUNTRY MANOR (Kegerise '73) also was first seen at the Philadelphia convention [1973]. And it was really seen, for it went on to win the President's Cup. A tall, perfectly branched cream-with as many as five open flowers at once on a stem-it has really excellent plant habits, increasing rapidly and producing good bloom on first year plants. [James McWhirter, “Reflections and Anticipations,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Vol. 57, No. 221 (April 1976): 14.]

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CountryManor01.jpgjpg CountryManor01.jpg manage 119 K 27 Feb 2017 - 21:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Country_Manor.JPGJPG Country_Manor.JPG manage 67 K 01 Feb 2011 - 06:00 IrisP  
IMG_20200508_141433.jpgjpg IMG_20200508_141433.jpg manage 3 MB 26 May 2020 - 07:02 SanjaKovacic Iris 'Country Manor'
countrymanor01.JPGJPG countrymanor01.JPG manage 63 K 31 Dec 2014 - 16:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
countrymanor02.JPGJPG countrymanor02.JPG manage 897 K 21 Sep 2016 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
countrymanor03.JPGJPG countrymanor03.JPG manage 985 K 12 Dec 2016 - 03:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glenn Corlew
countrymanor04.JPGJPG countrymanor04.JPG manage 399 K 16 Mar 2019 - 19:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
countrymanor2.jpgjpg countrymanor2.jpg manage 67 K 06 Nov 2013 - 22:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
countrymanor4.jpgjpg countrymanor4.jpg manage 34 K 27 Nov 2018 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
countrymanor5.jpgjpg countrymanor5.jpg manage 29 K 27 Nov 2018 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
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