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■(TB) 'Oretta McCarthy'

1988, Durrance

'Oretta McCarthy' (John Durrance, R. 1988). Seedling# 84-22. TB, 35" (89 cm). Late midseason bloom. Light grey blue; dark blue beard. 'Prince Of Peace' X Sexton seedling# 3-7S. Long's Gardens 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing ORETTA McCARTHY (John Durrance) TB 35" M. Sdlg. 84-22. A steely grey blue self with dark blue beards. 7 buds. The delicate form and elegant manner of this iris mirrors the lady who selected it and for whom it is named. Prince of Peace X Sexton 3-75. $25.00. Long's Gardens.
 

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