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(TB) 'Italian Joy'

1945, Stevens

'Italian Joy' (Mrs. W. R. Stevens, R. 1945) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S9D. 'Firelight' x 'Copper Rose'. Schreiner 1950.

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From Schreiner’s Iris catalog, 1950: ITALIAN JOY (Stevens 1947) ML. 36". Certain Iris are superior to others for garden effect due to their fine color carrying qualities. Such an Iris is Italian Joy with its rich color and pert air. The color is a glowing rosy wine flushed bronze with the falls a deeper shade of brilliant fuschia, glowing and vivid. See opposite page for picture. $3.50.

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