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■(TB) 'Gay Pal'

1959, Plough

'Gay Pal' (Gordon Plough, R. 1958). Seedling# 53-138-50. TB, 40" (102 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Color Class-W2, Standards white faintly edged lemon; alls. white, lemon-yellow hafts; deep tangerine beard. 'Gay Paree', X 'Palomino'. Eden Road 1959.

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From AIS Bulletin #153, April 1959: Introducing GAY PAL-EM. 40 in. (Gay Paree X Palomino). Pure white flower with edges of standards faintly edged lemon. The clean hafts are intense lemon. Beard is bright tangerine. Medium sized flowers are semi-flaring and perky. Cointroduced with Iris Test Gardens $15.00 net.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: GAY PAL (Plough '59) + EM-38". Reported from the State of Wash. only 100 miles from the Canadian Border, to be one of most consistent summer & fall bloomers. A fetching color combination--standards pure white; falls creamy white, very flaring, with yellowish hafts & brilliant wide tangerine beard. A heavy bloomer, adding gaiety to the garden for a long period in the spring; then again later in the year. HM'60. Gay Paree X Palomino. Regularly $4.50; on $10 order $2.70; on $25 order $1.80.
 

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GayPalRT.jpgjpg GayPalRT.jpg manage 24 K 22 Jan 2012 - 17:45 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
gaypal01.jpgjpg gaypal01.jpg manage 100 K 05 Jun 2017 - 01:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
gaypal02.jpgjpg gaypal02.jpg manage 87 K 06 Jun 2014 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
gaypal03.JPGJPG gaypal03.JPG manage 535 K 17 May 2018 - 01:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
gaypal04.JPGJPG gaypal04.JPG manage 511 K 17 May 2018 - 01:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
gaypal05.JPGJPG gaypal05.JPG manage 603 K 17 May 2018 - 01:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
gaypal06.JPGJPG gaypal06.JPG manage 565 K 17 May 2018 - 01:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
gaypal07.JPGJPG gaypal07.JPG manage 570 K 17 May 2018 - 01:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
gaypal3.jpgjpg gaypal3.jpg manage 38 K 14 Sep 2013 - 01:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r15 - 10 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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