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■(TB) 'Champagne Music'

1964, Fay

'Champagne Music' Orville Fay, R. 1964). Seedling# 59-31. TB, 36" (91 cm), Pale blue-orchid over cream, lightening to near white; tangerine-red beard, tipped white. ((('New Snow' x 'Pink Cameo') x pink seedling)) x 'May Hall'))) X ((('Snow Flurry' x 'Pink Cameo') x pink seedling)) x 'May Hall'))). Moldovan 1964. High Commendation 1963; Honorable Mention 1965; Judges Choice 1966, 1967; Award of Merit 1967.

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From AIS Bulletin #171 October 1963. Introducing CHAMPAGNE MUSIC-Ruffled, horizontally flared white and orchid pastel. H.C.'63. $25.00. Moldovan's Gardens.
CHAMPAGNE MUSIC (Fay '64) is a must for the 1964 buyer. There is simply nothing else quite like it. Substance is superb, the color a pastel blue orchid deeper in the heart of the standards but lighter on the upper part of the flaring falls and surrounding the white beard that is tipped coral red; form is ruffled and gay like its musical namesake. We predict this will become one of the most popular of all the new pastels. [Roberts, Earl (1964). Taped Commentary on Fay Garden, American Iris Society Bulletin 174(July 1964), 48.]

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ChampagneMusic_Sch69.jpgjpg ChampagneMusic_Sch69.jpg manage 161 K 02 Feb 2014 - 15:12 Main.davepote From Schreiner's Iris Catalog 1969, p. 8.
champagnemusic01.JPGJPG champagnemusic01.JPG manage 317 K 03 Jul 2016 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
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