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■(TB) 'Joseph's Mantle'

1949, Craig

'Joseph's Mantle' (Tom Craig, R. 1948). TB, Early to late bloom, Rebloomer, Color Class-Y8D. ('China Maid' x 'Tiffany') x Mitchell seedling. (((('Séduction' x (((Mitchell seedling# 1-118 x (('Sherbert' x Yellow blend) x ('Alcazar' x 'Esplendido'))) x ('Bronze Beacon' x 'San Francisco'))); fruity fragrance.

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Comments from 1949 Craig Catalog; Vigorous, Floriferous, and prolific. Immense flowers flaring and somewhat ruffled, Golden buff lightly washed and striated red brown, with red brown stippling forming an almost solid 0.25" margin to the falls. Frequent bloomer, usually flowering early and then again with the late iris and, in our garden, always flowering again in mid-winter.
From Wallace Iris Gardens catalog 1955: JOSEPH'S MANTLE - (Craig '49) M. 39 in. (China Maid x Tiffany) x Mitchell plicata sdlg). A broad petaled plicata with deep cream lemon ground with all over brushings of chocolate brown. Reblooms. $2.50.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-03-05
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JosephsMantle.jpgjpg JosephsMantle.jpg manage 131 K 29 Nov 2011 - 13:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Ivan Craig
josephs_mantle_fl.jpgjpg josephs_mantle_fl.jpg manage 73 K 13 Aug 2012 - 15:12 IrisP  
josephsmantle03.JPGJPG josephsmantle03.JPG manage 81 K 01 Jul 2014 - 01:58 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
josephsmantle1.JPGJPG josephsmantle1.JPG manage 120 K 11 Apr 2020 - 02:21 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1955 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
josephsmantle9.JPGJPG josephsmantle9.JPG manage 116 K 20 Aug 2021 - 19:02 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
josephsmantleAA.jpgjpg josephsmantleAA.jpg manage 47 K 05 Mar 2011 - 20:48 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
Topic revision: r27 - 31 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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