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■(TB) 'Trim'

1956, McKee

'Trim' (William McKee, R. 1953). Seedling# 5231. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class R1, Red self. ('Pequot' x ('Lights On' x 'Moontide') X ('Redwyne' x 'Moontide'). McKee 1956. High Commendation 1953. Honorable Mention 1956. Judges' Choice 1956, 1957.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: TRIM (McKee '56) M-36". Large glittering coppery red, sparkling sheen & silky smoothness of finish. Hafts without venation. Tall for a red, with stalks branched & rebranched; up to 23 or more flowers per stalk. A line-bred Iris with wonderful blood for hybridizers; should impart hybrid vigor & real redness. Rhizomes naturally small. Plant Patent No. 1592. HM'56; JC '57. (Pequot x (Lights On x Moontide)) X (Redwyn x Moontide). $3.50 each.
 

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Trim02.JPEGJPEG Trim02.JPEG manage 14 K 10 May 2014 - 12:33 Main.TLaurin Photo courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
trim01.JPGJPG trim01.JPG manage 164 K 25 Jun 2020 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
trim02.JPGJPG trim02.JPG manage 152 K 25 Jun 2020 - 01:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
trim1.JPGJPG trim1.JPG manage 370 K 13 Jun 2016 - 20:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
trim9.JPGJPG trim9.JPG manage 398 K 18 Aug 2020 - 18:26 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1957 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
trimAA.jpgjpg trimAA.jpg manage 46 K 07 Mar 2011 - 19:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
Topic revision: r16 - 18 Aug 2020, TLaurin
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