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■(TB) 'Coronation'

1927, Moore

'Coronation' (Irving Moore, 1927) Tb, 40", Midseason bloom. Color Class Y4D. Deep golden yellow, occasional purple flecks; purple-based foliage.

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From Quality Gardens catalog 1930: CORONATION (Moore, 1927) M. 44" Very tall on well-branched stems. A yellow self color. A deep rich golden yellow. Of the greatest substance, it does not fade or deteriorate in the hottest sun. Large flowers. It is strong and hardy and a very profuse bloomer. Everyone who has seen it is very enthusiastic over it. $4.00.
CORONATION. For those who do not feel like investing in the newer yellows offered in this list because of the higher cost, we sincerely recommend CORONATION. It is a uniform deep yellow; absolutely hardy, doesn't fade, and compares well with irises of recent introduction in other colors. Our large stock has been built up to meet the demand which we felt sure would come when growers realized the value of this yellow. Each $1.50; three for $3.75; ten, $10.00. Cooley's Wholesale pricelist, 1932.
 

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-11-17
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Coronation1DCL.jpgjpg Coronation1DCL.jpg manage 49 K 16 May 2014 - 16:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Dottie Ladman
Coronation1JB.jpgjpg Coronation1JB.jpg manage 64 K 28 Jan 2012 - 20:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
Coronation2JB.jpgjpg Coronation2JB.jpg manage 58 K 28 Jan 2012 - 20:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
coronation01.jpgjpg coronation01.jpg manage 137 K 11 Apr 2018 - 15:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Diversity Acres
coronation02.JPGJPG coronation02.JPG manage 439 K 08 May 2018 - 01:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
coronation03.JPGJPG coronation03.JPG manage 485 K 08 May 2018 - 01:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
coronation04.JPGJPG coronation04.JPG manage 442 K 08 May 2018 - 01:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
coronation06.JPGJPG coronation06.JPG manage 472 K 08 May 2018 - 01:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
coronation3.jpgjpg coronation3.jpg manage 42 K 13 Sep 2013 - 20:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
rsz_coronation.jpgjpg rsz_coronation.jpg manage 293 K 12 Apr 2016 - 21:54 Main.Harloiris Photo by John Black
Topic revision: r16 - 12 May 2019, Betsy881
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