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■(TB) 'Grecian Gown'

1972, Moldovan

'Grecian Gown' (Steve Moldovan, R. 1974). Seedling# 64-10. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards creamy pink; falls creamy pink with lavender plicata markings on each side of tangerine beard. (('Rococo' x 'Rippling Waters') x ('Full Circle' x 'Esther Fay')) X 'Pink Taffeta'. Moldovan 1972. Honorable Mention 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing GRECIAN GOWN (Moldovan 72). E-M. 38" Sdlg. 69-10 (64-20: (Rococo x Rippling Waters) x (64-21: (Full Circle x Esther Fay) X Pink Taffeta). Unique, very large, heavily ruffled creamy pink self with lavender plicata spots on either side of the light tangerine beard. Widely branched stems carry many buds. Very fine! Fertile both ways. $25.00. Moldovan's Gardens.
A very delicate pink plicata-nearly white ground surrounded ever so lightly with pale pink plicata markings-is GRECIAN GOWN (Moldovan '72). Here is another good grower, a quite feminine flower, and certainly worthy of attention in the uncrowded pink plicata class. James McWhirter, “Reflections and Anticipations,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Vol. 57, No. 221 (April 1976): 8.].
 
 

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