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(TB) 'Nutbrown Maid'

1940, Nesmith

'Nutbrown Maid' (Elizabeth Nesmith, R. 1940). TB. Late bloom. Color Class S4M. 'Jean Cayeux' X 'Summer Tan'. Fairmount 1940.

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NUTBROWN MAID (Nesmith 1940) L. Deep copper, brown, and burnished rose are the colors of this late flowering blend. The amber brown standards are broad and highly domed. The semi-flaring falls are deep copper blended with cameo brown and enlivened by a flush of glowing rose. Beard yellow tipped brown. The wide petalled flowers are darker than 'Copper Lustre' and have firm substance, excellent form and good branching. Plant near deep yellows for stunning effect. R. 87 1940. 38 in. $4.00. [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, A Selected List of Tall Bearded Iris. Summer 1942-Spring 1943].

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