'Sequatchie' ( Wentworth Caldwell,1943). TB. Midseason late Late midseason bloom. Color Class-S7D. ( 'Yucatan' x 'Jean Cayeux') x ( 'Cellophane'x blue seedling). Highly Commended 1943, Honorable Mention 1944,
From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1946: SEQUATCHIE (W. Caldwell 1944) M. L. A brilliant blend of coppery brown with a strong infusion of rose and a bright blaze of metallic violet in the center of the falls. Following is the description of Sequatchie by a prominent A. I. S. judge: "All metallic coppery rose-brown, gleaming in the sun. The medium sized blooms had crisp, flaring form. A smooth infusion of violet, like the feathers on a pigeon's neck, centered the falls. A different blend with more metallic sheen than any iris I've ever seen. A honey." Strong very heavy substance with 9 to 11 flowers on four way perfectly branched stalks. A flaring flower with great carrying qualities in the garden. H. C., A. I. S., 1943. H. M., A. I. S. 1944. Per. R. St.! 1945. 41 in. $15.00.
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