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(TB) 'Morning Glory'

1929, Kirkland

'Morning Glory' (James Kirkland, R. 1928) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R9D. Quality Gardens 1929, Wassenberg 1938, Peckham 1939.

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From Quality Gardens catalog 1931: MORNING GLORY (Kirkland 1929) M. 36". Very large flowers of heavy substance and a most attractive combination of red violet tones. It is of the type of Morning Splendor, but much brighter in color; in fact, it is absolutely brilliant. The garden effect is splendid and the plant is vigorous and hardy. A superb Iris. Will be a reĀ¬markable Iris for years to come. $18.50.
From Maple Valley Iris Gardens catalog, 1937: MORNING GLORY (Kirk. 1929) M. in. A brilliant and attractive medley of violet tones. enhanced by a glittering gold beard. Free blooming and vigorous. 35c
 
MORNING GLORY-This is one of the Chancellor's older productions and one which immediately attracts attention wherever seen. It is "merely a purple bicolor" of beautiful finish, with a bright orange beard. Well branched stiff stems. 36". G. L. Pilkington, "Iris Notes", A.I.S. Bulletin 74 (July 1939): 35.

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