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(TB) 'Nine Wells'

1909, Foster

'Nine Wells' (Sir Michael Foster, R. 1909) TB. Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-B3D. I. trojana x unknown.

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From Movilla Gardens catalog, 1921: NINE WELLS. (Foster 1909.) S. light violet; F. deep purple-violet showing white ground at the throat. Dark and velvety. Stems often fall over. 48 inches.
From Treholme Gardens catalog 1928: NINE WELLS 80 (Foster 1909) E. 80 G. 78 40" L. S. light lavender-violet, heavily dotted at base; F. flaring, velvety pansy-violet, lighter at border. A deep rich purple-violet effect. Unusual for its combination of size, height, vigor, and color tone, although stalks do not always grow straight. 35c.
Standards lavender violet; falls deep velvety purple. Large flowers on heavy stems forty inches high. A fine outstanding purple Iris." Longfield Iris Farm catalog

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