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(TB) 'Medicine Man'

1952, Graves

'Medicine Man' (Robert Graves, R. 1950). Seedling# 44-7. TB, 39" (99 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-O1, Bright copper self. 'Nightingale' X 'Casa Morena'. Fairmount 1952.

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From Fairmount catalog 1955:EDICINE MAN (Graves-Watkins 1952) M. L. It is a large rich golden brown of flaring form set off by the orange beard. Late blooming with heavy substanced flowers that are well spaced on tall exceptionally sturdy stalks, it gives an effect of brilliancy not often found in brown iris. It was named by Edward Watkins for Dr. Graves as a fitting tribute to his many years of medical service in New Hampshire. 40 in.
 

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