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■(TB) 'Enchanted Violet'

1958, Hamblen

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'Enchanted Violet' ( Melba Hamblen, R. 1957). Seedling 53-27-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Color Class BV5L, Grayed blue and orchid blend. ( 'Helen McGregor' x 'Radiation') X 'Palomino'. Mission Bell 1958. High Commendation 1957; Honorable Mention 1958; Judges' Choice 1959; Award of Merit 1960.

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From AIS Bulletin #150, July 1958 Introducing ENCHANTED VIOLET (Helen McGregor x Radiation) X (Palomino) Light violet with a flash of pink and orchid in the center of the falls and a bright reddish-tangerine beard. H.C. 1957. $20.00. Mission Bell.
From Tell's catalog, 1958: ENCHANTED VIOLET (Melba Hamblen, Roy, Utah). Midseason-Late. 36 inches. (Helen McGregor x Radiation) x (Palomino). This gorgeous light violet with a flash of pink and orchid in the center of the falls might easily be called a BREAK in breeding. A bright reddish tangerine beard lights up the flower. Wide, ruffled and heavily substanced. Surely a wonderful iris that holds great breeding possibilities for many colors, including blues with tangerine beards. Co-introduced with Mrs. Hamblen. H.C. 1957. $20.00
 


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Topic revision: r15 - 23 Dec 2018, davepote
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