■(TB) 'Horned Mystery'
, R. 1960). Seedling# 8215. TB horned, 42" (107 cm). Late bloom. Color Class R3. Standards light red; falls crimson; white horns. 'Maytime'
X 'Mulberry Snow'
. Rainbow 1961.
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| From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: HORNED MYSTERY (Austin '62) L-40". Most brillianT of all horned & spooned Iris. Standards bright pink, flushed yellow. Falls brilliant crimson, with striking snow-capped effect. Beard also white, adding to effect. The mystery arises as to why it is sometimes a stunning horned Iris, with pure white needle-like horns 1" to 1-1/2" long, & sometimes a breath-taking spooned one, with bright red spoons as large as 1" across, at ends of white horns. Highly decorative in either form. 48 chromosomes. Pollen plentiful. (Mayt1me X Mulberry Snow). Regularly $6.00; on $10 order $4.75; on $25 order $3.95.
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