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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1925
Classification: Dutch, Spanish and English
Bloom Season: Very Early
Bloom Color Classification: Blue

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Plant Height: 22 inches
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Bulb

illustration from the 1932 catalog, Carl Salbach, Berkeley, CA

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Posted by scvirginia (Charleston, SC - Zone 8b) on Jun 15, 2020 9:56 AM

Description from the May 1937 Bulletin of the American Iris Society, p.25:
Jacob de Witβ€”S[tandards] Soft Bluish Violet deepening to Bradley's Violet at base. F[alls] Chicory Blue deepening to Deep Chicory Blue.

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