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■(TB) 'Amber'

1924, Dykes

'Amber' ( W. R. Dykes, 1924). Tb. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4L.Orpington 1924; Sheets 1928; Bunyard 1938; Knap Hill 1938; Katkamier 1939 Award of Merit 1924 Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 50: 1, lii. January 1925; Award of Merit R.H.S,. 1927; Award of Merit Haarlem 1931. See below:

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Awaiting original catalog description
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1927: AMBER (Dykes). S. and F. citron yellow with bronze markings at base of F.; bright orange beard. Medium size flower of good shape and substance. The English growers tell us that this is superior to any other yellow Iris on the market except the new variety, W. R. Dykes, of which there is yet onlv a very small stock consisting of only 19 rhizomes in 1926. $15.00.
 
Homes & Garden 15: p.2 100. 1933%
 

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Topic revision: r8 - 02 Sep 2017, Betsy881
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