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(TB) 'Hesperis'

1926, Williamson

'Hesperis' (E. B. Williamson, R. 1925) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S6M. 'Nancy Orne' x unknown. Synonyms: Hesperia; Hespesis.

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From Longfield Iris Farms catalog, 1926: HESPERIA Our No. 155. A striking bicolor of distinct coloration, giving in the garden a general effect of light brown. Flowers large; the standards Light Drab; the falls a solid Blackish Red Purple flushed amber. This Iris suggests Nibelungen, having the same pronounced color contrast between standards and falls, but the flowers are larger and of heavier substance. Three feet. A strong growing and very free flowering variety greatly admired by many visitors to our garden during the past five years. Strong plants, prepaid, each - $3.00.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: HESPERIA (Williamson 1926). A large and striking bicolor of distinct coloring of the same light brown effect as Nibelungen, but larger and of heavier substance. S. light drab; F. a solid, blackish red-purple, flushed amber. 36 inches. A strong-growing and free-flowering variety. $2.50 each.
 

Synonyms

Hesperia, Hespesis.

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