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■(TB) 'Helpmate'

1972, Brown

'Helpmate' (Rex Brown, R. 1972). Seedling# 67-9-8. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early bloom. Standards medium violet-blue with slight plicata markings; falls white ground,lightly dotted violet-blue, heavy violet-blue border and narrow streak from tip of beard to edge; lavender beard, orange inside. ('Silver Wedding' sibling x 'Rococo') X ('Lake Washington' x 'Rococo'). J. & J. Iris 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing HELPMATE (Rex Brown 73). TB. 34". Sdlg. 67-9-8 (Silver Wedding sib. x Rococo) X (Lake Washington x Rococo). The ruffled standards are nearly solid medium violet-blue (Wilson 38) and the ruffled flaring falls are white, lightly dotted violet-blue and a solid violet-blue border. There is a narrow violet streak from the tip of the lavender (orange inside) beard to the edge of the falls. Good substance and strong well- branched stalks with 8-9 buds. A different plicata. NET $25.00. J&J Iris Garden.

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