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■(TB) 'Buffawn'

1940, Andrews

'Buffawn' (Darwin Andrews, R. 1940). TB, Early midseason bloom. Color Class S7L. Rockmont 1940; R., 1940.

Additional nursery listings: Cooley 1945.

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References:

Awaiting original catalog description
From Cooley's, 1945: BUFFAWN (Andrews). If you are looking for an iris of unusual coloring and with the most brilliant tangerine beard, this is it. A soft pinkish buff self, hard to describe, set off with a very red-orange beard. Nicely shaped, prolific blooming and attracts wide attention. Each $1.50; 3 for $4.00.
 
From Western Gardens catalog, 1948: BUFFAWN (Andrews, 1940). M. 34" Buff and fawn- as the name implies. The light tan frilled standards are companion to similarly colored falls, the latter overlaid smoky lavender. A red-orange beard is predominant and adds a bright spot of color. 75c.
Dreer's 1949 catalog, page 21 notes "Buffawn. 3 ft. Pronounced flaring blooms of light tan color with pinkish glow; prominent red-orange beard. 75c each; .3 for $2.00; $7.00 per doz."
From the Schreiner's 1950 catalog: An unusual coloring, buff-fawn with a brilliant tangerine beard. Pronounced flaring blooms carrying in the garden as shrimp to salmon-buff with prominent orange beard. 34 inches


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Buffawn.jpgjpg Buffawn.jpg manage 20 K 12 Nov 2010 - 22:45 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
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Topic revision: r16 - 03 Dec 2018, davepote
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