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Benton Cordelia

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Tall Bearded Historic Iris 91cm.

Like many of Cedric's iris Cordelia refers to a friend- Cordelia Tregurtha.

Mid Season flowering in the  UK - May - June.

Showy pale-mauve self with a tangerine beard.

Introduced by the British artist and hybridiser Sir Cedric Morris in 1953 from Benton Petunia x Radiation.

Dykes Medal winner in 1955.

Appearing in the Wallace & Co catalogue of 1953. It's understood that Cedric had been working closely with the Wallace family nursery who had been specialising in iris since the early 1800's.

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(C. Morris, R. 1953) TB, 36" (91 cm), M. Pale-mauve self, tangerine beard. Benton Petunia x Radiation. Wallace & Co 1953. Dykes Medal (England) 1955.

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Data sheet

Height
Tall - 70-100cm
Colour
Pink
Fragrance
None
Season
Mid
Rebloomer
No
Comments (1)
Grade