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■(TB) 'Gypsy Lullaby'

1961, Brown

'Gypsy Lullaby' (Opal Brown, R. 1960). Seedling# 9-7A-2. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4, Standards butterscotch; falls red-violet. 'Fashionette' x 'Melodrama'. Brown's Sunnyhill 1961.

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From AIS Bulletin #161, April 1961. Introducing GYPSY LULLABY. Most unusual form and intriguing color harmony! Ruffled "butterscotch'" standards. Fluted and ruffled red-violet falls are full, rounded, and horizontally held. Limited number will be released this year. H'C 1960. $30.00. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens.
GYPSY LULLABY (O. Brown '61). "Definitely a unique, different variety of merit, with butterscotch-flushed-violet standards atop falls of medium red-violet. Ultra wide fonn with a complete horizontal flare. A truly gypsy-like concoction of refinement. Branching is a bit scarce most seasons and growth varies with the effects of winter seasons, but dependable more than not. A popular priced variety that will be the envy of all neighbors." [Roger R. Nelson (Wayne, Nebraska), “An Extra Dimension” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 196, (January 1970): 9.]  

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GypsyLullaby12BHI.jpgjpg GypsyLullaby12BHI.jpg manage 87 K 20 Apr 2012 - 20:52 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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Gypsy_Lullaby_O._Brown_1960.JPGJPG Gypsy_Lullaby_O._Brown_1960.JPG manage 73 K 17 Dec 2009 - 17:32 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
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