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(TB) 'Sonrisa'

1941, DeForest

'Sonrisa' (Fred DeForest, R. 1941) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R4L. 'Her Grace' x 'Prairie Sunset'. Honorable Mention 1945.

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From Carl Salbach catalog 1945: SONRISA (DeForrest 1942). Well formed, large blooms of a coppery pink color, with yellow undertones, giving the flowers a metallic finish. Excellent form, good :substance and a vigorous grower. 36". Mid- season. $15.00.
From Western Iris Gardens catalog, 1948: SONRISA (DeForest, 1942). M. 36". Coppery pink, blended with cream undertone and golden metallic finish. Flowers are slightly ruffled and have flaring falls and firm substance. HM 1945. $4.00.

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