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ML 34″
From Schreiner’s Iris Lovers Catalog 1971 “An extremely fine, rich orchid pink. It is a stunning creation and one of the  few iris in the deep raspberry to rich orchid pink color that has size, height and great width of petal. An exceptional iris.”

Late bloom. Bishop’s violet self, lighter area in falls.; tangerine beard. (Pink Tower x Radiation) X ‘Mary Randall’. Mission Bell, Tell 1959.HM 1959. AM 1961



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Pretty Carol

Melba Hamblen 1956/1959

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1950-1959
Fall Color: Mauve/Rose
Standard Color: Mauve/Rose
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Tangerine/Pink
Hybridizer: Hamblen
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