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(TB) 'Mint Julep'

1953, Recknor

'Mint Julep' (Mrs. Earl Recknor, R. 1952). TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason late bloom. Color Class-Y1L, Yellow self (chartreuse), pale haft markings. Parentage lost. Tell 1953.

Additional nursery catalog references where this iris was sold: Rainbow 1958.

MINT JULEP (Recknor '53). M - 36". A new iris having a chartreuse coloring very similar to that of 'Char-Maize'. A large full flower that is a true self and is devoid of any other coloring. Introduced as a breeding iris for those interested in this elusive green coloration. HC '52. Regularly $1.50; on $10 order $1.42. (Rainbow, 1958, p. 15).

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: MINT JULEP (Reckner 1953) M. 36 in. (Grand Canyon x Unknown). A large, brass yellow tinted chartreuse. Striking. 1.50.

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