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■(TB) 'First Violet'

1952, DeForest

'First Violet' (Fred DeForest, R. 1951) TB, height 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Manganese-violet self. 'Chivalry' X 'Spanish Peaks'. Irisnoll 1952. Honorable Mention 1953; Award of Merit 1955; American Dykes Medal 1956.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: FIRST VIOLET (DeForest '52) M-38". '56 DYKES. A superb creation in true sparkling spectrum-violet (neither red-violet nor blue-violet) without a trace of any other color to mar its fine quality. A flower of great size, with 6" ruffled flowers perfectly spaced on tall stalks. Flower parts wide and haft clean. A luscious color that seems to attract everyone. Fragrant. Chivalry X Spanish Peaks. Regularly $1.50; on $10 order $1.20; on $25 order 95c.
From Wallace Iris Gardens catalog 1955: FIRST VIOLET- (DeForest '52) M . 38 inches. (Chivalry x Spanish Peaks). Manganese violet with blue under tones giving the impression of a rich violet self. Grand. H.M. '53. NET $20.00.

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-05-14
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FirstViolet01.JPGJPG FirstViolet01.JPG manage 54 K 12 Dec 2014 - 01:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
FirstViolet04.JPGJPG FirstViolet04.JPG manage 155 K 25 Aug 2016 - 15:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
FirstViolet12BHI.jpgjpg FirstViolet12BHI.jpg manage 75 K 18 Apr 2012 - 23:00 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
FirstViolet51DeForest.JPGJPG FirstViolet51DeForest.JPG manage 55 K 14 May 2010 - 17:15 KentPfeiffer Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
FirstVioletDeforrestkp.JPGJPG FirstVioletDeforrestkp.JPG manage 52 K 12 Jan 2011 - 20:08 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on May 17, 2010
FirstVioletEI.jpgjpg FirstVioletEI.jpg manage 36 K 12 Dec 2012 - 19:39 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
FirstVioletkp12.JPGJPG FirstVioletkp12.JPG manage 69 K 31 May 2012 - 14:27 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on April 24, 2012
First_Violet.jpgjpg First_Violet.jpg manage 60 K 21 Sep 2014 - 00:08 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden
first-violet1-16.jpgjpg first-violet1-16.jpg manage 154 K 21 Aug 2016 - 06:26 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike Unser
first03.jpgjpg first03.jpg manage 78 K 08 Jun 2015 - 22:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
firstviolet01.jpgjpg firstviolet01.jpg manage 50 K 21 Aug 2014 - 16:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
firstviolet02.jpgjpg firstviolet02.jpg manage 89 K 05 Jun 2014 - 20:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
firstviolet03.jpgjpg firstviolet03.jpg manage 67 K 21 Jul 2014 - 22:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
Topic revision: r30 - 20 Mar 2020, TLaurin
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