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From Wayman’s ‘Rare Iris and Peonies’ catalog for 1936: “A new English introduction of great merit in new colors. The whole flower is a medley of gold, rose, flame and yellow with a faint electric blue flush down the falls.”

From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1937: “Flame colored! And that is no exaggeration. It is many shades deeper than Talisman, with much more orange and a salmon-rose dominating background. As a garden subject it creates a flash of brilliance equaled by few sorts. Medium in size, with slender stems; a color jewel that will captivate you.

From Oakhurst Gardens catalog for 1939: “This iris has a charming color that defies description. A combination of gold, rose, flame, and blue in an unusual manner. One of my favorites and highly admired by all who see it in bloom. 36 in.”



Provenance: Image 1 by L Munro in Newfoundland NJ, 2005, from Superstition Iris Gardens 2004.
                     Image 2 by L Munro in Newfoundland NJ, 2015 from Mike Unser 2013.

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Golden Flare

Insole, 1931

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1930-1939
Fall Color: Gold/Tan
Standard Color: Gold/Tan
Pattern: Blend
Beard Color: Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer: Insole
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