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■(TB) 'Firebright'

1954, Craig

'Firebright' (Tom Craig, R. 1954). TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Color Class-R5, Blend of reds, with violet blaze. 'Savage' x 'Molten'. Craig 1954.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: FIREBRIGHT (Craig '54) M·30". Has given us almost 90% re·bloom thru Nov. & Dec. An amazing deep red of an intensity not before seen in Iris. Coloring is smooth & rich; further adorned with a dazzling violet blaze. A thing of beauty & a joy to behold. Extremely heavy seed-setter; almost every pollinated flower sets a pod-and what is more, yields wonderfully brilliant offspring. Reg. $3.00; on $10 order $2.25; on $25 order $1.95.
 

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-12-16
Topic revision: r9 - 10 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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