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(TB) 'Truly Violet'

1957, Davidson

'Truly Violet' (B. LeRoy Davidson, R. 1955). Seedling# D-521. TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason bloom. Spectrum-violet self, paler shoulders; beard soft yellow. 'Char-Maize' x 'Clovelly'. Davidson 1957. Honorable Mention 1958.

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From AIS Bulletin #146, July 1957. Introducing TRULY VIOLET. Deepest shade of violet in iris yet-Bradley's Violet to Spectrum Violet (Ridgeway) paling on hafts to a White Beard. A good grower under many conditions. Nine self-colored, very ruffled, heavily substanced distinctive flowers on three-foot strong stalks at Early-Midseason to Late. From Char-maize X Clovelly, it has both Dominion and Snow Flurry blood and is fertile both ways. Offered at $20.00 net. B. LEROY DAVIDSON.

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