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■(TB) 'Sunol'

1933, Mohr-Mitchell

'Sunol' (William Mohr and Sydney B. Mitchell, R. 1933). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class S4D. Standards and falls irridescent golden bronze with a flush of lavender in the center of the falls. 'King Midas' x seedling.

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Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto Courtesy of HIPSPhoto by Rick Tasco-Superstition Iris Gardens


From Carl Salbach catalog, 1933: SUNOL (Mohr-Mitchell 1933). A remarkable and most perfect yellow blend, so different from anything in commerce that comparisons are next to impossible. It bears some resemblance to Ochracea in coloring, but the two should not be mentioned in the same breath when size and form are considered. Sunol is a beautiful iridescent golden bronze with a flush of lavender in the center of the falls. General effect golden yellow.The form of the bloom is excellent, and the low branching candelabra type stems carry eight to nine of the beautiful flowers. Plant tall and substance of flowers excellent. First award Spring Garden Show, Oakland, Calif., 1932. (Given only on rating of 90 or over.) There is no mesopotamica in the parentage of this most outstanding creation, so it should be a good doer everywhere. Bred from King Midas and a Mitchell seedling. Dimensions-Height 37"; Bloom 5x4-1/2", with falls 3" wide; blooms to spike-8to 9. $15.00 each.

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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Sunol01.JPGJPG Sunol01.JPG manage 49 K 07 Dec 2014 - 21:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SunolBHI.JPGJPG SunolBHI.JPG manage 242 K 23 Nov 2011 - 18:15 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SunolHIPS.jpgjpg SunolHIPS.jpg manage 24 K 18 Feb 2012 - 19:46 BetsyHiggins Photo Courtesy of HIPS
SunolRT.jpgjpg SunolRT.jpg manage 25 K 22 Jan 2012 - 20:38 BetsyHiggins Photo by Rick Tasco-Superstition Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 11 Nov 2022, TerryLaurin
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