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■(TB) 'Duet'

1941, Grant

'Duet' (Dr. Henry Lee Grant, 1941). TB, Midseason late bloom, Color Class S9M. 'Rhapsody' x unknown.

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DUET (Grant 1942) M. L. A harmonious blend with a distinctive personality. The standards are honey beige with a pink flush along the heavy midrib. The center of the semi-flaring falls is a pleroma violet with a definite quarter inch border of the same color as the standards. Cream markings each side of the rich orange beard add to the beauty of these unusual and attractive flowers. Strong sturdy stalks with good branching and a very long season of bloom. Dictionary of Color. 37 in. $10.00. Fairmount Gardens Catalog. Summer 1942, Spring 1943, Lowell, Massachusetts.
From Carl Salbach catalog 1946: DUET (Grant). A very attractive blend in shades of violet and gold with a suggestion of pink. Blooms of good form, heavy substance, and smooth texture. Free bloomer. Good growing habits. 30". Mid-season. $5.00.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Duet01.JPGJPG Duet01.JPG manage 54 K 11 Dec 2014 - 17:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Duet02.JPGJPG Duet02.JPG manage 135 K 25 Aug 2016 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Duet12BHI.jpgjpg Duet12BHI.jpg manage 93 K 17 Apr 2012 - 19:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
IMG_0589.jpgjpg IMG_0589.jpg manage 431 K 23 Dec 2018 - 01:13 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD
duet-jb.jpgjpg duet-jb.jpg manage 17 K 17 Feb 2013 - 03:02 Main.Harloiris photo Mike Unser
duet01.JPGJPG duet01.JPG manage 506 K 10 May 2018 - 15:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
duet02.JPGJPG duet02.JPG manage 509 K 10 May 2018 - 15:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
duet03.JPGJPG duet03.JPG manage 494 K 10 May 2018 - 15:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r13 - 15 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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