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(TB) 'Sierra Spring'

1968, Clark

'Sierra Spring' (Leo Clark, R. 1967). TB, 34-36", Early midseason bloom. Color Class-W1Ycm, Standards creamy white; falls same with clean lemon yellow hafts and thin wire edging of lemon; ruffled. Kerr seedling# 57-6 X 'Gay Paree'. Sierra View 1968.

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From AIS Bulletin #189 April 1968 Introducing SIERRA SPRING (Leo Clark, '68) Tall bearded. 34-36". Early to midseason. Kerr 57-6 X GAY PAREE. When we first saw this beauty, we knew Mr. Clark had a real winner. S. are creamy white; ruffled and closed. Wide, ruffled flaring falls same with bright clean lemon-yellow hafts and a wide edging of lemon around falls. Superb, wide candelabra branching and many buds. Flowers are very weather resistant; plant is vigorous and healthy. An outstanding iris of shocking brilliance for the Early garden. Guested for 1968 bloom at the Corlew, Moldovan, Terrell and Ghio gardens. $25.00. Sierra Vista Iris Garden.

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