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(TB) 'Bon Voyage'

1959, Plough

'Bon Voyage' (Gordon Plough, R. 1958). Seedling# 53-86-5. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W2, Standards white, edges lightly tinted cobalt-violet; falls same, darker flush below beard; white beard; yellow throat. (('Ormaco' x 'Flora Campbell') x 'Heritage') x 'Mary Randall'. Eden Road 1959.

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From AIS Bulletin #153, April 1959: Introducing BON VOYAGE-M. 34 in. E. Nelson sdlg.: Ormaco x Flora Campbell) x Heritage) X (Mary Randall). An orchid for milady. Standards are white with edges lightly tinted cobalt violet. Falls are white with darker flush of violet below beard. Styles are tipped violet. Beard is white to yellow in throat. Oddly textured, and lightly ruffled. Hardy and a good increaser.$10.00. Eden Road.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: BON VOYAGE (Plough '59) M-34". An Iris of great charm; will appeal to those who like tender colors. Like an orchid for milady. Imagine a white Iris flushed with pale rosy violet at edges of standardS & at top of fallS, & remember if you can, the quiet clean coloring of the very old variety Candlelight. A blue tipped style & pale beard add to charm of this new beauty. HM'60; JC 61. ((Ormco x Flora Campbell) x Heritage) X Mary Randall. Regularly $4.00; on $10 order $2.80; on $25 order $1.9S.

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