■ (TB) 'Grace Sturtevant'
(Arthur John Bliss
, 1926). TB. Midseason late bloom. Color Class S6D. ('Knysna'
x 'E. H. Jenkins'
) x 'Dominion'
. Bliss 1926; Orpington 1926; 1927; Sturtevant 1927; Gardening Illustrated 53: 229. April 11, 1931 %; Bunyard 1938; Wasserman 1938; Katkamier 1939; First Class Certificate, Royal Horticultural Society 1932; Year Book, Iris Society (of England) page 72, 1932;
| Awaiting original catalog description
| From Glen Road Iris Garden catalog, 1927: GRACE STURTEVANT (Bliss, Murrell 1926) This Mr. Bliss considered his finest Dominion seedling when he did me the honor of naming it for me. It is exceedingly rich in color and texture; a dark red-brown and violet-carmine, the falls so velvety that they look black in certain lights. The deep orange beards and yellow hafts marked with brown add richness and give life to the whole effect. Stems well-branched and over three feet high; the large flowers of extra heavy substance and with fertile pollen. 40.00.
| This image shows the two cultivars 'Grace Sturtevant' and 'Hester Prynne'. They are very similar but perhaps this image will help to tell them apart.
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