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■(TB) 'Alice Harding'

1933, Cayeux

'Alice Harding' (Ferdinand Cayeux, R. 1933). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class Y4L, 'Iceberg' X 'Évolution'. Cayeux 1933. Award of Merit AIS 1927; French Dykes Memorial Medal 1933; Harding Prize 1933.

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References

Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1933, 5e série, Tome IV, p. 269.
From National Iris Gardens catalog for 1942: "Medium yellow. Closed standards and semi-flaring falls of medium yellow; bright orange beard. Strongly fragrant, large flowers on extra-good stalks. We have sold more of this variety than any other yellow."
See also 'Alice Harding' on the HIPS Website
Miliken 1940 catalog gives, "ALICE HARDING (Cayeux) This is a large yellow of beautiful form . It is one of the soft yellows which are so helpful in harmonizing the colors in our gardens. A French introduction and new in this country, Alice Harding is outstanding . 3 ft. 50c; 3 for $1 .00"
'Alice Harding' A clear soft primrose, smooth and satiny, very round, well branched and vigorous, with quantities of flowers. [Mrs. Herman E. Lewis, Varietal Notes 1938, Bulletin of the American Iris Society 72 (January 1939): 9.]
Alice Harding: (Cayeux). Just another Phebus a bit larger. [Belsley, Ray J., Varietal Comments. Bulletin of the American Iris Society 74 (July 1939): 16.]

Synonyms

'Le Roi Soleil'; 'Roi Soleil'.

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AliceHarding02.jpgjpg AliceHarding02.jpg manage 77 K 30 May 2014 - 21:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
AliceHarding03.jpgjpg AliceHarding03.jpg manage 36 K 19 Dec 2015 - 13:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
Alice_Harding.JPGJPG Alice_Harding.JPG manage 63 K 30 Jan 2011 - 18:39 IrisP Photo By Fritz Lehmann at Merian Park, Switzerland
Alice_Harding.jpgjpg Alice_Harding.jpg manage 61 K 28 May 2013 - 01:03 Main.vitreous As grown in Holladay, UT by John P. Zastowney
alice-harding1-16.jpgjpg alice-harding1-16.jpg manage 118 K 11 Jun 2016 - 21:36 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike Unser
aliceharding02.JPGJPG aliceharding02.JPG manage 443 K 25 Apr 2018 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
aliceharding03.JPGJPG aliceharding03.JPG manage 480 K 25 Apr 2018 - 19:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
aliceharding04.JPGJPG aliceharding04.JPG manage 478 K 25 Apr 2018 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
aliceharding1.jpgjpg aliceharding1.jpg manage 140 K 18 Jun 2019 - 15:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
alicehardingIC.jpgjpg alicehardingIC.jpg manage 16 K 12 Dec 2011 - 21:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris City Gardens
alicehardingSG.jpgjpg alicehardingSG.jpg manage 17 K 01 Jul 2012 - 18:26 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Iris UK
Topic revision: r43 - 18 Jun 2019, TLaurin
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