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■(TB) 'Raven Wing'

1955, Oliver for Milliken

'Raven Wing' (Oliver, for Carl S. Milliken, R. 1955). TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-V1D, Deepest violet ("black purple") self, dark beard. 'Sable' X 'Royal Crest'.

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photo by Mike UnserPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris Farm.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Argyle AcresPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1952: RAVEN WING (Milliken) Dark as a Raven wing with much the same sheen, this lovely deep iris with beautifully domed standards and rippling loosely ruffled falls upon which rest the heavy dark beard, is indeed a most beautiful iris. 3 ft. $10.00.
 
 


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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-03-06
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
RavenWing01.JPGJPG RavenWing01.JPG manage 59 K 04 Dec 2014 - 16:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RavenWing1.jpgjpg RavenWing1.jpg manage 791 K 19 Oct 2018 - 02:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris Farm.
RavenWingBHI.JPGJPG RavenWingBHI.JPG manage 106 K 21 Nov 2011 - 20:18 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ravenwing-.jpgjpg ravenwing-.jpg manage 49 K 22 Feb 2013 - 21:55 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
ravenwing1.JPGJPG ravenwing1.JPG manage 646 K 21 Jul 2018 - 02:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
ravenwing2.JPGJPG ravenwing2.JPG manage 111 K 20 Jun 2020 - 21:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
ravenwing3.JPGJPG ravenwing3.JPG manage 150 K 20 Jun 2020 - 21:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
ravenwingAA.jpgjpg ravenwingAA.jpg manage 40 K 06 Mar 2011 - 19:24 BetsyHiggins Photo by Argyle Acres
Topic revision: r12 - 20 Jun 2020, TerryLaurin
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