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■(TB) 'Flounced Marvel'

1961, Austin

'Flounced Marvel' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1960). Seedling# 8209. TB, 44" (112 cm). Late midseason bloom. Color Class V3. Standards creamy lilac-pink; falls soft crimson. 'Mulberry Snow' X 'Happy Birthday'

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: FLOUNCED MARVEL (Austin '61) ML-42." An advanced Space-Age development. While flounces vary somewhat from flower to flower, many are as large as shown in color photo. So named because everyone marvels that a magnificent Iris, with such full decorative embellishments, could evolve in such a short time from simple slender horns that were the sensation only a few years back. Heavy seedsetter & producesces Pollen profusely. Try it! 49 chromosomes. Mulberry Snow X Happy Birthday; such a wondrous flower, it is hard to believe, but this is a 1965 EXTRA Premium-FREE for 15 days on any order of $15 or more, as explained on page 16, where you will find it pictured in life-like color. Be sure to get in on this chance of a lifetime. Regularly $15.00; on $10 order $11.25; on $25 order $9.75.

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FlouncedMarvel12BHI.JPGJPG FlouncedMarvel12BHI.JPG manage 56 K 19 Apr 2012 - 13:46 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
FlouncedMarvel2BJ.jpgjpg FlouncedMarvel2BJ.jpg manage 160 K 10 Feb 2012 - 19:44 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
FlouncedMarvelBJ.jpgjpg FlouncedMarvelBJ.jpg manage 88 K 10 Feb 2012 - 19:44 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
FlouncedMarvelJC.jpgjpg FlouncedMarvelJC.jpg manage 45 K 23 Dec 2014 - 21:34 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Jan Campbell
FlouncedMarvelRT.jpgjpg FlouncedMarvelRT.jpg manage 26 K 22 Jan 2012 - 17:41 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
flouncedmarvel1.JPGJPG flouncedmarvel1.JPG manage 220 K 06 Apr 2020 - 13:03 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
Topic revision: r12 - 06 Apr 2020, TLaurin
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