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(TB) 'Pleasant Hours'

1956, Tompkins

'Pleasant Hours' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1956) TB, 40" (102 cm), Early to late bloom. Rich pink-apricot self, gold haft and red beard. ('Hit Parade' x 'Apricot Supreme') ('Pink Tower' x 'Apricot Supreme'). Fleur de Lis 1956.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog, 1956: PLEASANT HOURS (Tompkins 1956) E. L. 48 in. ((Hit Parade x Apricot Supreme) x (Pink Tower x Apricot Supreme)). A very tall Iris with excellent branching, even a small clump of this makes a showy planting, as the branching begins low in the clump and all but the terminal branches are rebranched. The flowers are large, heavily substanced and of a rich deep pink infused apricot and brushed with gold at the hafts on each side of the bright red beard. 2.00

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