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■(TB) 'Ranger'

1943, Kleinsorge

'Ranger' (Rudolph E. Kleinsorge, R. 1943). Tb, 36", Midseason bloom. Color Class-R7D. Red seedling# 240 x 'Garden Magic'. Honorable Mention 1944; Award of Merit 1946.

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From Carl Salbach catalog 1944: RANGER (Kleinsorge 1943). Large vigorous growing red toned iris produced on tall well branched stems. Standards are claret red. The semi-flaring falls are of heavy substance and are a shade of mahogany red. Blooms carried well above the foliage. Good grower and free bloomer. 36". Late.
From Cooley's 1956 catalog: "Dark but very bright, almost true crimson-red. A decided self, with long, cone-shaped, closed standards and wide falls of glossy velvet. Bronze-orange beard on a brownish toned haft, with very little venation. One of the last to bloom."
RANGER (Kleinsorge, 1943) - This has about the same depth of color as ‘Red Valor’ and ‘Redward’ but has less luster. Light venation on white ground on haft; beard not prominent; flowers somewhat bunched. This is a good seed parent but produced no pollen in my garden. [Elis Nelson, "Varietal Notes on Red Irises,", The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 110 (July 1948): 93.]

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Ranger01.JPGJPG Ranger01.JPG manage 71 K 04 Dec 2014 - 15:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Ranger12BHI.jpgjpg Ranger12BHI.jpg manage 61 K 30 Apr 2012 - 22:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RangerBHI.JPGJPG RangerBHI.JPG manage 42 K 21 Nov 2011 - 15:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RangerKHIPS.gifgif RangerKHIPS.gif manage 26 K 18 Feb 2012 - 19:03 Main.Betsy881 Photo Courtesy of HIPS
ranger02.JPGJPG ranger02.JPG manage 65 K 17 May 2014 - 14:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
ranger05.jpgjpg ranger05.jpg manage 167 K 14 Jun 2019 - 23:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
ranger1.JPGJPG ranger1.JPG manage 513 K 21 Jul 2018 - 02:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
ranger2.JPGJPG ranger2.JPG manage 740 K 21 Jul 2018 - 02:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
ranger3.JPGJPG ranger3.JPG manage 597 K 21 Jul 2018 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
ranger4.JPGJPG ranger4.JPG manage 604 K 21 Jul 2018 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
ranger5.JPGJPG ranger5.JPG manage 579 K 21 Jul 2018 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
ranger_fl.jpgjpg ranger_fl.jpg manage 42 K 12 Aug 2012 - 15:33 IrisP  
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