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(TB) 'Pieces Of Eight'

1940, Lewis

'Pieces Of Eight' (Carrie Stover Lewis, R. 1938) TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4D. 'Picador' x 'Lady Paramount'. Fair 1940.

PIECES OF EIGHT (Lewis 1940) M. Tall and stately, this yellow iris has the fresh clean coloring of clear June butter. The standards are arched and conic, the falls semi-flaring with a creamy halo surrounding the bright yellow beard. The flowers are medium to large in size and of graceful rounded form evenly placed on well highly branched stalks. 45 in. $5.00. [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, A Selected List of Tall Bearded Iris. Summer 1942-Spring 1943].

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