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(TB) 'Fleet Admiral'

1964, Tompkins

'Fleet Admiral' ( Chet Tompkins, R. 1964) TB, 42" (107 cm), Midseason to midseason late bloom. Violet-blue self, brilliant blue-violet beard. 'Mountain Music' X 'Flag Ship'. Fleur de Lis 1964. High Commendation 1963; Honorable Mention 1965.

FLEET ADMIRAL (Tompkins '64) A fine dark blue-violet flower, unusually large, beautifully formed, with lots of flare and nicely rumed. Stalks are tall and strong and the branching is good. One we are proud to grow. [Ralph and Helen Lewis, “Iris from the Carolinas to Iowa and Ohio,” Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 179 (October 1965): 87.]

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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-11-25
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