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■(TB) 'Dr. Bernice'

1867, Hooper

'Dr. Bernice' ( Hooper & Co., 1867). TB, Midseason bloom, Color Class-S6D.

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From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: DR. BERNICE — (Sq.) S. bronze flushed bluish-violet with golden reflections; style arms banded pinkish-lavender; F. velvety purple with light and dark shadings, closely netted brown on yellowish-white at base. Large, beautiful flower, all divisions full. Two feet. 35¢.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: DR. BERNICE (1867) 7.4. A blended bicolor in rich shades of brown. S.honey-yellow, shading to mikado-brown at the tips; F. velvety burnt lake, running into Indian red veins on the yellowish haft. A vigorous variety with stalks well branched. 24 inches. 35 cts. each; 85 cts. for 3; $3.00 per doz.
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1926: DR. BERNICE (?) $0.35. S. coppery bronze; F. velvety crimson. Very large and beautiful. Its outstanding color combination makes it one of the popular standard varieties. Two rhizomes at 30c each; five or more rhizomes at 25c each.

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-21
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DrBernice11.JPGJPG DrBernice11.JPG manage 78 K 15 Aug 2021 - 01:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DrBernice12BHI.jpgjpg DrBernice12BHI.jpg manage 57 K 17 Apr 2012 - 19:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DrBerniceRT.jpgjpg DrBerniceRT.jpg manage 58 K 10 Mar 2013 - 20:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
drbernice.jpgjpg drbernice.jpg manage 58 K 21 Jan 2010 - 21:34 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
drbernice1.JPGJPG drbernice1.JPG manage 507 K 10 May 2018 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
drbernice2.JPGJPG drbernice2.JPG manage 755 K 10 May 2018 - 03:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
drbernice3.JPGJPG drbernice3.JPG manage 688 K 10 May 2018 - 03:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rsz_drbernice-jb.jpgjpg rsz_drbernice-jb.jpg manage 71 K 11 Feb 2013 - 19:48 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Nancy McDonald
Topic revision: r16 - 15 Aug 2021, Harloiris
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