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■(TB) 'October Ale'

1968, Schreiner

'October Ale' (Schreiner, R. 1968). Seedling# W530-B. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Color Class-Y05F. Soft russet to deep brown-bronze self; light gold beard influenced tan-brown. 'Brass Accents' X seedling# P 514-1. Schreiners 1968. Honorable Mention 1969.

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The coruscating, ever fugitive hues of autumn reflect the color of this precisely formed, self colored iris in various shades of soft russet and deeper bronze. Blooms are of extra fine form and have long lasting qualities. A seedling of 'Brass Accents', it has sturdy stems with 3 branches. An exceedlingly handsome brown blend. HM '69. Pictured page 14. Schreiner's Iris Lovers Catalog 1979, p. 35.]
 

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OctoberAle01.JPGJPG OctoberAle01.JPG manage 78 K 31 May 2015 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
OctoberAle_Sch79.jpgjpg OctoberAle_Sch79.jpg manage 171 K 03 Feb 2014 - 22:17 Main.davepote From Schreiner's Iris Catalog 1979, p. 14.
october_ale_fl.jpgjpg october_ale_fl.jpg manage 45 K 13 Aug 2012 - 01:58 IrisP  
octoberale1.jpgjpg octoberale1.jpg manage 116 K 21 Apr 2016 - 11:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
octoberale9.JPGJPG octoberale9.JPG manage 310 K 21 Sep 2020 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1968 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r11 - 21 Sep 2020, TLaurin
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