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■(TB) 'Kingdom'

1964, Fay

'Kingdom' (Orville Fay, R. 1963). Seedling# 62-8. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Clear yellow, small white spot below yellow beard. ('Waxing Moon' x sibling to 'Celestial Sunlight') x (seedling# 50-08 x 'Techny Chimes') X (seedling# 57-28 x ('Waxing Moon' x sibling to 'Celestial Sunlight'). Moldovan 1964. Honorable Mention 1964; Judges Choice 1965, 1966; Award of Merit 1967.


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From AIS Bulletin #171 October 1963. Introducing KINGDOM-Huge, beautifully branched clear deep yellow. H.C.'62. $25.00. Moldovan's Gardens.
KINGDOM (Fay '64). "One of my favorites for four seasons. Emphasis here is on clear, ultra clean deep yellow color with wide, heavily ruffled petals; substance is exceptionally heavy; stalks are strong and consistently average to well branched. This always has been a healthy, vigorous grower in our area. Primary fault: Tendency to bloom too heavily." [Roger R. Nelson (Wayne, Nebraska), “An Extra Dimension” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 196, (January 1970): 7.
KINGDOM (Fay '64) had only one stalk in bloom, was quite tall with very large and bright yellow flowers with a distinct white blaze at the end of a gold beard. Flowers are very well formed, again heavily ruffled, wide, and of extra heavy substance, like parchment. [Roberts, Earl (1964). Taped Commentary on Fay Garden, American Iris Society Bulletin 174(July 1964), 49.]


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