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■(TB) 'Rehobeth'

1953, DeForest

'Rehobeth' (Fred DeForest, R. 1953). TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1P, Pale-blue self. 'Snow Flurry' X 'Lake Shannon'. Irisnoll 1953.

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From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: REHOBETH (DeForest 1953) M. 36 in. (Sib. to Irish Charm). A clear, pale sky blue iris with flowers measuring seven inches across. The form is flaring, the substance leather-like and the finish is very satiny. H. M. 1954. 17.50.
From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1962: REHOBETH (Deforest 1953) Each 1.2S. A clear, soft sky blue with flaring blooms that measure 7 inches or over. Closed standards and wide semi-ruffled falls. Smooth satin sheen and great substance. Midseason. 36 inches. AM 1956.

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Rehobeth02.JPEGJPEG Rehobeth02.JPEG manage 13 K 10 May 2014 - 14:01 Main.TLaurin Photo courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
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rehobeth01.JPGJPG rehobeth01.JPG manage 149 K 11 May 2020 - 02:10 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1957 Tell's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r11 - 11 May 2020, TLaurin
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