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(TB) 'Mary Wais'

1958, Gatty

'Mary Wais' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1957). Seedling# 54-N. TB, 36" (91 cm), Very late bloom. Color Class-V4, Standards orchid; falls deep red-black, flushed brown at hafts; deep orange beard. 'Extravaganza' X 'Red Torch'. Gatty 1958.

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From AIS Bulletin #149, April 1958. Introducing "MARY WAIS-(J. Gatty '58) VL Hgt. 36" (Extravaganza x Red Torch) $20.00. Certificate of Commendation 1957. A lovely bitone which presents a new color note to the late iris garden picture. The tightly held and ruffled standards of chinese-violet are complimented by the rich and velvet textured flaring red-black falls. An iris without a haft mark to mar its finish. Joseph Gatty.

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