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(TB) 'Gay Holiday'

1961, Tuller

'Gay Holiday' (Erwin Tuller, R. 1960). Seedling# 5X-56. TB, 33" (84 cm), Late bloom. Color Class-V1, Standards none; falls wood violet; gold and violet styles. 'Esquire' X 'Campfire Glow'. Tuller 1961.

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From AIS Bulletin #161, April 1961. Introducing GAY HOLIDAY. L. 33". One of a new series of flat-type, six-bearded iris. The color is that of a beautiful Wood Violet. Up to seven inches across, on heavy stalks that hold the heavy-substanced blooms. The style arms of gold and violet are multiple on some and stand erect. Hafts have brown veining over gold. A strong grower. Has some pollen and sets seed. Parentage: Esquire x Campfire Glow. This is not a sport or chance seedling. No trades. Net $35.00. Erwin Tuller.

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