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(TB) 'Safari'

1953, Plough

'Safari' (Gordon Plough, R. 1953). Seedling# 48-53-1. TB 30". Late midseason bloom. Color Class-W2. Standards allover brown on white background; falls white brushed brown, white area at beard tip. 'Firecracker' X 'Late Sunset'. Iris Test Garden 1955.

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From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: SAFARI. (Plough 1954). M.L. 30 inch. No. 48-53-1. (Firecracker x Late Sunset). A fancy type washed and striated plicata done in warm brown. The heart of the flower has a golden glow. The standards are bright tan with a yellow glint and are held firmly upright. The semi-flaring falls are rounded and held flat. They have a cream ground with an over all wash of tan the color of the standards. There is a small light area at the tip of the yellow beard. Carries pollen and should be a good breeder. $10.00
From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: SAFARI (Plough 1955) M. L. 30 in. (Firecracker x Late Sunset). A new plicata in brown and whita, this has white standards with an all-over flush of brown, white falls with brown brushings and a white area at the tip of the beard. The flowers are large with broad, rounded petals and flaring form. 6.00.
 

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