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(TB) 'Carillon'

1945, Wills

'Carillon' (Jesse Wills, R. 1943) TB. Late bloom. Color Class S4L. 'Midwest Gem' x 'Radiant'.

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CARILLON (J. Wills 1945) M. L. A warm blend with the luscious coloring of ripe apricots. The cupped standards are broad and thick textured. The falls are arched and flaring with very heavy substance. This is one of the varieties on which the flowers open slowly and do not reach their full perfection until the second day, a very good feature for such flowers have great lasting qualities. Not tall, but very floriferous with vigorous growth, the sparkling flowers of pink and honey yellow form a charming clump for border planting. H. C., A. I. S. 1943. R.89, 1944. 33 in. $10.00. [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, Introductions for 1945.]
CARILLON (J. Wills, 1945). H.M., A.I.S. 1945. A warm blend with the lucious coloring of ripe apricots. The well formed flowers have broad segments and heavy substance. Not tall but very floriferous, the flowers of pink and honey yellow form a charming clump for border planting. 33 inches. Midseason - late. $6.00. [Longfield Iris Farm Catalog, 1949, Bluffton, IN].

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