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■(TB) 'April Melody'

1967, Gibson

'April Melody' ( James Gibson, R. 1965) Seedling 37-IPF. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason late bloom. Lavender-pink ground, deeper lavender plicata markings; tangerine beard. 75-9PF X 66-9PF. Cooley 1967. High Commendation 1965; Honorable Mention 1968.

Reported Rebloom in: CA [The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 8]

APRIL MELODY (Gibson, '67) Each $20.00. This is a pretty close approach to being a pink plicata . . . the ground color light, almost white, pinkish lavender and the markings a bright and intense shade of lavender-rose. In 1965 this was awarded the cup for best seedling at the regional A.I.S. meeting. As noted in the picture, the flowers are a bit lacy and especially well proportioned. Large and long lasting. 34-30 inches. No. 37-IPF. [Cooley's Iris, 1967]

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