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■(TB) 'Horned Tantalizer'

1963, Austin

'Horned Tantalizer' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1963). Seedling# 20. TB horned, 40" (102 cm). Early to late bloom. Color Class Y1F. Bright yellow self; tangerine beards end in bearded horns 1.5" to 2" long. 'Happy Birthday' X 'Horned Lace'. Rainbow 1963.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: HORNED TANTALIZER (Austin '63) E-ML-40". Here the striking & highly distinctive feature is the gigantic tangerine-orange beard, larger & more showy than in any othe horned Iris, ending in an exceptionally long (1-1/2" to 2" bearded or forked horn, often terminating in a spoon up to 1/2' wide. Maintains an eye-catching display longer than almost any other Iris. Flower is a clear, bright yellow self. Happy Birthday X Horned Lace. Regularly $12.50; on $15 order $8.75; on $25 order $6.95.
 

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