Autumn Twilight, (G. Percy Brown 1945) by Mike Lowe, VA Irisarians have raised questions concerning Autumn Twilight’s description and dating since its listing in Lloyd Austin’s catalog. During the 40s, 50s [...]
Debby Rairdon – Mrs. Kuntz’s Prize-Winning Variety – by J.D.Foraker Talk about beginner’s luck. On her first attempt at breeding iris, Lois Kuntz created the Debby Rairdon variety which later won the [...]
– Excerpted from Irises by Harry Randall, Taplinger Publishing Co. Inc., NY, 1969 This was raised by a Californian lady, Clara Rees, who, with quite a modest collection, began to hybridize irises [...]
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