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■(TB) 'Ruth'

1949, Innes

'Ruth' ( Robert Innes, R. 1949) TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y6D. 'Ola Kala' x 'Gold Ruffles'. Honorable Mention 1951.

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From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: RUTH. <Innes, 1950). A grand distinct two-toned yellow, a cross of Ola Kala and Gold Ruffles. Domed standards. Deep yellow as of Ola Kala. Ruffled, crimped edges. Haft same deep yellow, no reticulations-falls broad and flaring, center of falls deep cream color with yellow crinkled edges. Large flower, stalk strong, flowers well placed on fine branching. Thirty-eight inches tall. The clear colors of Ola Kala and the crinkled edges of Gold Ruffles. Larger flower than either. H.M., 1951. $2.00.
From Marble Iris Gardens catalog, 1957: RUTH (Innes 1950). M. 38 in. A fine two-toned yellow; a cross of Ola Kala and Gold Ruffles. It is as deep in color as Ola Kala with domed standards and ruffled crimped edges. The falls are broad and flaring, center of the falls is deep cream color with deep yellow crinkled edges. The Flowers are large, the stalks strong and the flower itself very fine. HM., 1951. Each $1.00: 3 for $2.50.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-03-06
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