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■(TB) 'My Happiness'

1956, Sass

'My Happiness' (Sass Brothers, R. 1956). Seedling# 53-173. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1, Blue self, tangerine beard. Long line of pinks including 'Melitza', 'Flora Zenor', 'Seashell', 'Prairie Sunset' and 'Matula' X (record of pollen parent lost). Sass 1956.

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From Sass catalog, 1956: MY HAPPINESS- A new Color Break in iris. A very pleasing blue of medium hues with a tangerine beard. medium sized flower. Perhaps the first blue iris with a tangerine beard. 38". H. C. 1955, $25.00
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: MY HAPPINESS (Sass '56) M-38". First Tall Bearded blue with a tangerine beard. This is one everyone has been waiting for, so you gardeners will have to act fast to beat the hybridizers for stock of this beauty. A very pleasing medium blue with medium sized flowers. Beautiful form. A real color break. HC'55; HM'57. From Flora Zenor, Prairie Sunset, Matula, Seashell, etc. Reg. $5.00; on $10 order $2.95; on $25 order $1.95; 3 for $5.75.
 

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MyHappinesskp2.JPGJPG MyHappinesskp2.JPG manage 50 K 07 Jan 2013 - 17:51 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on May 4, 2012
MyHappinesskp2bh.JPGJPG MyHappinesskp2bh.JPG manage 29 K 03 Aug 2017 - 20:55 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Pfeiffer
Topic revision: r11 - 08 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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