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TB 36″ M S7L

From DeForest’s Irisnoll catalog for 1947: “A rose-pink that fades to pink. Attractive to the last. Strong grower.”

From National Iris Gardens catalog for 1948: “A charming roseate iris so smoothly blended as to give the appearance of a self. The nicely formed flowers of copper-pink grow on vigorous plants. A wealth of bloom throughout the season.”

From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1949: “A blend of rose and pale gold, well on the way to true pink. It is a seedling of Matula crossed with China Maid. The color is strong and warm enough to be seen across the garden and yet clear and delicate as a rose.”

(Matula X China Maid), HM 1945.

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Tea Rose

Whiting, R. 1942 / I. 1944

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1940-1949
Fall Color: Pink/Peach
Standard Color: Pink/Peach
Pattern: Blend
Beard Color: Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer: Whiting
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