■(TB) 'Melody Lane'
, R. 1947) TB. Early bloom. Color Class-R4L. From two pink seedlings.
| From Hallcroft Iris catalog, 1949: MELODY LANE. Seedling 46-02. From two flamingo pink seedlings. Here is a very attractive new color in Iris that I believe will be very popular. A Commercial artist described it as a bright glistening golden apricot. That seems to be as good a description of the color as I have heard. The flowers are very large, of good form with some ruffliing and with a large brilliant deep tangerine beard. Sturdy 36-inch stems. An Early bloomer. $20.00
| From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: MELODY LANE EM-36". Quite often re-blooms in Summer, so you'll find color plate on page 5. Ideal for adding an entirely new color note to YOUR Iris Rainbow. Pleasingly fragrant. A splendid seed setter, exceptionally fertile pollen. HM'50; AM'52. Reg. $1.50; on $10 order 95c; on $25 order 75c; 3 for $2.15; 10 for $6.45.
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