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■(TB) 'Duke Of Burgundy'

1958, Nelson

'Duke Of Burgundy' (Jeannette Nelson, R. 1956). Seedling 55-106-1. TB, 48" (122 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-RV1D, Dark-burgundy self, wide brown beard. 'Gene Wild' X Black Hills'. Eden Road 1958.

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From AIS Bulletin #149, April 1958. Introducing DUKE OF BURGUNDY-EML. 48 in. (Gene Wi1d X Black Hills). Huge smooth, dark burgundy with a nine inch spread. Stds. are well domed and falls are wide and flaring with wide brown beard. Hardy, fertile, and floriferous. H. C. 1957. $25.00. Eden Road.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: DUKE OF BURGUNDY (Nelson '58) E.L. 48 in. (Gene Wild x Black Hills). A real giant with huge heavily substanced flaring flowers of rich deep burgundy with a full brown beard. A beauty. H.M. 1959. 7.50.
DUKE OF BURGUNDY (J. Nelson 1958). The flowers are large and very showy and of a deep burgundy red color. This is an excellent iris. Ralph and Helen Lewis, “Irises From North Carolina’s Coastal Plains to the Foot of Pikes Peak.” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 167 (October 1962): 89.

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