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Historic Irises

HISTORIC IRISES are tried and true performers from over 30 years ago. Most dates listed refer to the year introduced into commerce. A few are registration dates.

ALL THAT JAZZ 1982
BENGAL TIGER 1981
BLACK MAGIC 1935
BLACK WATCH 1972
BRITE SPIRIT 1981
BROADWAY 1981
BURNT TOFFEE 1977
CHERIE 1947
CHIVALRY 1944
COLOR CARNIVAL 1949
CORAL STRAND 1977
CORSAGE 1955
CRYSTAL CANYON 1970
DOVEDALE 1981
DREAM TOUCH 1974
DREAMY 1953
EARL OF ESSEX 1980
EDENITE 1959
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT 1933
ELEANOR'S PRIDE 1956
ENTOURAGE 1977
FANCYANCY 1953
FAUSTINE 1859
FLAMINGO BAY 1953
FLORENTINA 1500
FLOUNCED PREMIERE 1961
GIANT ROSE 1959
GOODNIGHT IRENE 1971
GYPSY WINGS 1978
HONEY CHILE 1940
IDA RED 1979
IRISH LINEN 1958
JEWELED STARLIGHT 1980
JOSEPH'S MANTLE R.48
JOYCE TERRY 1974
LADY FRIEND 1981
LAKE TENAYA R.48
LEMON BROCADE 1974
MAGIC MEMORIES 1973
MAJORETTE 1953
MARY FRANCES 1973
MAY ALLISON 1920
MEMPHIS BELLE 1952
MIRROR MIRROR 1978
MRS. REUTHE 1899
NIGHT EDITION 1981
PACIFIC GROVE 1981
PANDORA'S PURPLE 1981
PERSIAN BERRY 1977
PLUMERI 1888
POST SCRIPT 1965
PROSPERO 1920
RAMESES 1929
RAVEN WING R.55
REAL DELIGHT 1960
ROCOCO 1960
ROSY WINGS 1936
ROYAL BAND 1950
ROYAL SUMMER 1971
SAPPHIRE HILLS 1971
SEEKER 1981
SEPTEMBER SAILOR 1960
SHIPSHAPE 1969
SIERRA BLUE 1932
SIGN OF LEO 1977
SILVER PEAK 1962
SKY HOOKS 1980
SPRECKLES 1971
SPUN GOLD 1940
SUNRISE SUNSET 1980
SUPERSTITION 1977
SWERTII 1612
TAHITI SUNRISE 1963
TEA ROSE 1944
TECATE 1968
THAIS 1926
THE RED DOUGLAS 1937
THICK AND CREAMY 1978
TITAN'S GLORY 1981
TRIM 1956
TROPICAL BUTTERFLY 1963
VALOR 1932
VANITY 1975
VICTORIA FALLS 1977
VICTORIAN VEIL 1950
WARM GOLD 1972
WELL ENDOWED 1979
WINGED FUCHSIA 1957

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