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(TB) 'Pongee Lace'

1961, Plough

'Pongee Lace' (Gordon Plough, R. 1961). Seedling# 57-47-40. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-YO5L, Pongee-tan self. 'Yesteryear' X ( 'Ruffled Gem' x sibling to 'Butterscotch Kiss'). Eden Road 1961.

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From AIS Bulletin #165, April 1962. Introducing PONGEE LACE (Plough) M. 34 in. (Yesteryear) X (Ruffled Gem x sib to Butterscotch Kiss). Soft pastel buff or pongee colored flower. Wide petals are nicely laced. Fertile pollen. $20.00. Eden Road.
PONGEE LACE (Plough '62). Yesteryear X (Ruffled Gem x Butterscotch Kiss sib.). The big flowers are nicely formed, with closed standards and flaring falls. Lacing is heavy and the color effect is a soft pastelled buff or pongee. Pollen is fertile. [Ralph and Helen Lewis, “Irises As Seen In Eight States,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society #171(October 1963): 99.]

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