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■(TB) 'Shekinah'

1918, Sturtevant

'Shekinah' (Grace Sturtevant, 1918) 36" Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4L. Standards and falls pale lemon yellow, deeper at base of Standards; olive reticulations on claw; yellow-orange beard. 'Hope' x 'Hope'. Sturtevant 1918.

Parent of 'Pluie D'Or', first French Dykes Medal winner in 1928, and through it a grandparent of 'Eclador', which won the French Dykes in 1932. Also a grandparent of 'Alta California'.

See below:


From Sturtevant Glen Road Iris Garden catalog, 1920: SHEKINAH — A Pale Lemon Yellow deepening thru the center; the first clear yellow of pallida growth, 3 ft. SILVER MEDAL (MHS) 1917. $25.00.
From Robert Wayman,"Best Twenty-five Irises", The Flower Grower, Oct 1925: SHEKINAH is a pale yellow pallida originated by our American hybridizer Miss Sturtevant. When seen in a mass it is exquisitely beautiful.
Wister%20Iris%20056%20--%20Shekinah.jpg Historic Swarthmore slides circa 1945

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