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(TB) 'Down East'

1943, Tobie

'Down East' ((Mrs. Walter (Mabel Carey) Tobie, R. 1941); TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B7D.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1946: DOWN EAST (Tobie 1943) M. One of the darkest and yet glowing purple iris that I have seen. It is a self of anthracene purple with the falls seeming darker on account of their extreme velvety surface. The domed standards are broad and full. The falls are semi-flaring of very velvety finish with the solid color going down into the throat.The beard is purple tinted bronze. A deep but brilliant iris of good substance, sturdy stalks and good branching.H. M., A I. S. 1943. R. 90 1944. 37". $9.00.
 


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