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■(TB) 'Cherie'

1948, Hall

'Cherie' (David Hall, R. 1945) TB, , Early bloom. Color Class-R4L, from two flamingo pink seedlings. Hall 1948. High Commendation 1945; Honorable Mention 1947; Award Of Merit 1949; American Dykes Medal 1951. David Hall 1948.

1949 Checklist citations: Bull. A.I.S. 106:126 July 1947; Bull. A.I.S. 115:5 Oct. 1949.

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References:

There was another TB Cherie registered by Charles Gersdorff in 1934. See 'Cherie'. (1939 cklist: 160). Its description was TB-M-R7M, ' Ch'enyaun' x ' Golden Heart', never introduced. It was declared obsolete in the 1949 cklist. Presumably the name was released and given to David Hall.
From Hallcroft Iris catalog, 1949: Cherie. H. C. 1945. H. M. 1947. A large ruffled full bodied flamingo pink self of excellent form and substance and with a deep tangerine beard. The 34-inch Stems are very stout and well branched. Growth is vigorous and increase much above average. This is a beautiful pink,fine in every respect. Stock rather limited. $20.00
 
From Mrs. M. D. Naylor (Utah), “Varietal Comment, Comments from Region 12”, AIS Bulletin No 123, October, 1951: CHERIE. "I shall close my report with this one. No garden is very happy without Cherie. How very fitting to a great man's work that it should win the Dykes Medal. Those of us who have had the rare privilege of visiting with David and his lovely wife know only too well why such signal success has come to them. There is serenity and humility surrounding these two gentle souls which marks them as belonging to the nobility of gardening folks. May we have them with us for many years to come."
From Cooley's catalog, 1952: CHERIE (Hall, 1947) Most famous of all the new Hall "flamingo-pinks." A large, ruffled, full bodied pink self of excellent form and substance with a deep tangerine beard. The 34-inch stems are stout and well branched; growth is vigorous and increase above average. $12.00. HM AIS, 1947; AM, 1949; Dykes Medal, 1951.
From Ferris D. Gaskill, “David F. Hall, An Appreciation,” AIS Bulletin No. 180 (January 1966): In the year 1940 the cross of seedling 39-62 was made on GOLDEN EAGLE. Mr. Hall in his notes on 39-62 describes is at follows—"very pale lavender-pink buff—very wide and clean haft-good branching—34", may be taller next year." From this cross there bloomed in 1942 two flamingo pink seedlings 42-07 and 42-10. Dave had two other flamingo pink seedlings that year, later introduced as OVERTURE and DREAM GIRL, from a cross of 39-62 on 35-40, but he considered 42-07 and 42-10 better breeding material, and later events proved him correct. By crossing in 1942 the pollen of FANTASY on 42-07 he secured in 1944 the seedling, his Dykes Medal Winner—CHERIE."



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CHERIE.pngpng CHERIE.png manage 267 K 17 Feb 2017 - 23:47 Main.hrandiac page 24 of 1953 Tom Craig catalog
Cheri_Cooley_52.jpgjpg Cheri_Cooley_52.jpg manage 178 K 22 Jan 2014 - 19:23 Main.davepote Cooley's Catalog 1952, p. 35.
Cherie.JPGJPG Cherie.JPG manage 69 K 31 Jan 2011 - 18:58 IrisP  
Cherie.jpgjpg Cherie.jpg manage 34 K 24 Aug 2010 - 19:08 UnknownUser Photo from Mike Lowe's Original HIPS site
Cherie04.JPGJPG Cherie04.JPG manage 91 K 06 Dec 2016 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
cherie02.jpgjpg cherie02.jpg manage 72 K 02 Jun 2014 - 15:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
cherie03.JPGJPG cherie03.JPG manage 774 K 11 Dec 2018 - 14:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Harder
cherie1.jpgjpg cherie1.jpg manage 215 K 06 Jun 2018 - 12:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
cherieIC.jpgjpg cherieIC.jpg manage 21 K 12 Dec 2011 - 22:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris City Gardens
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