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■(TB) 'Eagle Harbor'

1970, Brown

'Eagle Harbor' (Opal Brown, R. 1970). Seedling 7-17A26. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards violet-blue (RHS 92C to 92D), deeper in heart; falls violet-blue, deeper violet deep in haft; violet-blue beard; ruffled. 'Commentary' X 'Silver Trail'. Brown's Sunnyhill 1971. Honorable Mention 1972; Award of Merit 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing EAGLE HARBOR. $25.00. (0. L. Brown '71) TB. Midseason. 38". Huge light wisteria blue with deeper throat and heavy deeper blue beard. Domed standards and wide semiflaring falls. Three-way branching, nine buds. HC '69 & '70. Sdlg. No. 7-17A26. Commentary X Silver Trail. This lovely iris received much favorable comment and attention in Mr. Watts' beautiful Guest plantings during the New York AIS Convention in 1970, also in other Midwestern and Southern Guest gardens.
Opal's EAGLE HARB0R has been impressive wherever seen. A tall growing iris, the light lilac-blue flowers are smooth in texture, gently ruffled; the falls flare just the way they should. [Jones, Bennett C. (1972). Oregon in ’72, American Iris Society Bulletin 204(January 1972), 20.]
 


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