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■(TB) 'Flamingo Fling'

1972, Hamblen

'Flamingo Fling' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1971). Seedling# H64-25A. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards light red (RHS 37D) with mauve undertone; falls same; orange-red beard. ('Gay Adventure' x 'Fair Luzon') X 'Rippling Waters'. Mission Bell 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing FLAMINGO FLING (Hamblen) Deep pink with violet infusion. $25.00. Mission Bell.
FLAMINGO FLING is a deeper pink with less blue influence[than 'ELIZABETH STUART']. After viewing this one for two years in Wichita, I have decided that it is one I will be buying in '72. The color seems different from any other iris to me. [Mullin, Ron (1971). Irises I Like, American Iris Society Bulletin 204(January 1972), 13.]
 

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Topic revision: r10 - 26 Dec 2018, davepote
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