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■(TB) 'Lovely Jan'

1977, Hamblen

'Lovely Jan' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1976). Seedling# H69-63C. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards light red-purple (RHS 70A), lighter at midrib; falls creamy apricot-pink, blending to wide margin of rose-violet, deeper apricot hafts; orange-red (32A) beard. (((('Fair Luzon' x 'Rosedale') x 'Pink Enchantment') x 'Garden Party') x 'Adorable You') X 'Orchid Wings'. Mission Bell 1977.

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"For those who seek the perfect pink and blue bicolor, LOVELY JAN will come the closest of anything available in reaching that goal. This is named in honor of the Hamblen's granddaughter Jan, and is a fitting tribute to a wellmannered and lovely young lady. In addition to the clean coloring, I found the branching to be a big asset for this one." [Ron Mullin, “An Iris Holiday.” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society #208(January 1973): 15.]

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