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■(TB) 'Pierre Menard'

1946/48, Faught

'Pierre Menard' (Eva Faught, R. 1946) TB. Early to midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M. ('Purissima' x ('Purissima' x 'Santa Barbara')) X 'Santa Clara'.

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Pierre Menard Sch Cat.jpgPIERRE MENARD.pngpierre menard fl.jpgpierremenard01.JPGpierremenard02.JPGPierreMenard12BHI.jpgPierreMenardIF.jpgPierreMinard01.JPG


From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1955: PIERRE MENARD (Faught 1948) Each 2.50. The finest medium blue iris to date and a definite advance in the darker blues. Flowers are of massive size with broad falls, ruffled and semi-flaring. Stems are strong with 3 way branching. We predict tremendous popularity for this superb iris. 40 inches. HM AIS 1948, AM 1950.
"Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote" is a short story by Argentina writer Jorge Luis Borges. Pierre Menard was a fictional eccentric 20th-century French writer and polymath.

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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
PIERRE_MENARD.pngpng PIERRE_MENARD.png manage 6 MB 18 Feb 2017 - 08:19 Main.hrandiac Scanned from 1953 Tom Craig catalog
Pierre Menard Sch Cat.jpgjpg Pierre Menard Sch Cat.jpg manage 134 K 28 Nov 2017 - 15:22 BobPries From 1952 Schreiners catalog
PierreMenard12BHI.jpgjpg PierreMenard12BHI.jpg manage 45 K 29 Apr 2012 - 13:58 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PierreMenardIF.jpgjpg PierreMenardIF.jpg manage 45 K 28 Nov 2011 - 20:15 Main.Betsy881 Photo from The Iris Farm
PierreMinard01.JPGJPG PierreMinard01.JPG manage 57 K 03 Dec 2014 - 04:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
pierre_menard_fl.jpgjpg pierre_menard_fl.jpg manage 69 K 12 Aug 2012 - 19:12 IrisP  
pierremenard01.JPGJPG pierremenard01.JPG manage 507 K 19 Jul 2018 - 02:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
pierremenard02.JPGJPG pierremenard02.JPG manage 545 K 19 Jul 2018 - 02:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r17 - 10 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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