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(AB) 'Silken Dalliance'

1958, Fothergill

'Silken Dalliance' RB (H. Senior Fothergill, R. 1955). TB (hybr.) 28" (71 cm). Early bloom. Violet blue self edged sienna brown. I. stolonifera X 'Bright Melody'. Tell's Iris Gardens, 1958.

NOTE: Also listed in TB web. 'Silken Dalliance'.

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From Tell’s Iris Garden catalog, 1958: SILKEN DALLIANCE (H. Senior Fothergill, London, England). Early. 28 inches. (Stolonifera x Bright Melody.) Quite the most charming regalia-tall bearded hybrid I have seen. Blooming at the end of the Dwarf season this intriguing flower will capture your heart. Striking in the garden and unusual under artificial light. The color is violet-blue with edges of all petals bordered in sienna brown. Grand potential breeder and a vigorous hybrid. $10.00
 

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Topic revision: r11 - 24 Apr 2017, Betsy881
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