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From Keith Keppel’s catalog for 1980: “Clear, bright sunflower yellow – not gold – with falls a bit darker and with a velvety finish. The beards are yellow orange. Well-branched stalks, double buds. The very ruffled flowers are faintly laced.”

From Schreiner’s Iris Lover’s catalog for 1984: “Among the first to unfurl its colors at blooming time, Catalyst with its multiple buds has a proclivity to continue opening flower after flower all season long. It makes one wonder if it will ever cease. Here we have a stylish full sunflower yellow self, with falls a wee bit deeper due to its velvety finish. A great Iris for garden display. Plant it in the foreground for the ultimate – full affect. Surprisingly beautiful!”

(Generosity X 72-5B: ((((Frances Kent x Mary Randall) x (60-183-Q: Sexton 60 x Golden Gene)) x (Denver Mint x 60-183-0)) x (Radiant Light x (((Golden Gleam x Hallmark) x (Sexton 60: Gail x Techny Chimes)) x 60-183A)))), HM 1982, AM 1984.

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Catalyst

Keppel, R. 1979 / I. 1980

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1980-1989
Fall Color: Yellow
Standard Color: Yellow
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer: Keppel
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